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How prettyonce in awhile I find beautiful dresses from the 40s

How prettyonce in awhile I find beautiful dresses from the 40s


how pretty--once in awhile I find beautiful dresses from the 40's and 50's

Vintage dress \/ Moss green 50's party dress xtabayvintage.com

1970s Estevez Graphic Black & White Floral Lilly Jersey Dress

50's autumn dress

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Documented 1970 Biba Bishop Sleeve Moss Crepe Dress

1980s Bob Mackie Strapless Gold Cord & Lame Silk Dress

Graphic 1980s Bill Blass Black & White Diamond Bow Dress

Miusol Women's Deep-V Neck Half Sleeve Bow Belt Vintage Classical Casual Swing Dress,

This year, they still didn't deserve it, but we had made dinner plans for the holiday that required a special dress, and I decided to finally get in there ...

I am so loving this set of 70 patterns! So many Biba dreams waiting to be sewn up!

1970s John Kloss Black Nylon Tabard Open Side Dress

Solstice Dress

DREAM DRESS~Vintage Dress by Suzy Perette. 1950s Dress in metallic gold moire~

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1973 Scott Barrie Pretty Floral Silk Chiffon Backless Dress

The banquet was to celebrate the 100th anniversary of my husband's battalion. Here are a few more photos from the banquet just so you can see a little bit ...

Also purchased were these lovely fabrics. The purple and blue poly-seersucker with the lady faces is my favourite. I have no idea what I'll do with it the ...

And there's nothing wrong with that. This is a very good book with a target audience who unfortunately is not me. The things that hvae been left out of ...

1980s Wayne Clark Backless Silver Glitter Trained Chiffon Dress

Hobbs dress I love wearing this dress I bought the blue court shoes Hobbs Dresses,

My last post was to show you my Olivia dress, sewn from a Norma Tullo pattern. It was mixed in with a give-away winner announcement so it might have come ...

This ...

Phenomenal Prettiness

Army Banquet and On the Edge of the Week Link Up #10 – Shelbee On the Edge

Epitome of Elegance

The great thing about vintage patterns is that they're honestly not all that popular with most sewers. Just like vintage clothes, you may need to have an ...

I have a comparative review of Catherine Hakim's Erotic Capital and Ashley Mears's Pricing Beauty up at The New Inquiry. (Image possibly unsafe for work; ...

Does Your Boyfriend Have to Think You're the Most Beautiful Woman He's Ever Seen?

DIY: Conquering the Dynasty Dress

Is It Easier For Pretty Women To Get Married?

There's little question that Janis was attractive, in the sense that she attracted you, and for reasons that had nothing to do with her voice. But pretty?

This dress is strapless and might be a bit much for my ample rack but I like the color and the cut.

1970s Convertible Plunge & Tie Red Jersey Maxi Dress

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Otra fotito de la sesion que hicimos en mardel P.H: @caramelo_de_limon_be Vestido Western:

... win the necklace below leave a comment and I'll choose a random winner, or I'll get Collin to choose the lucky lady… or man. Do any men read this blog?

Rena of Fine Whatever is so fresh and summery and exuding all kinds of wonderful in her Tropical Paradise outfit!

... some differences) so if you can't find a particular pattern in your size from Simplicity, you may just find an exact copy from Butterick for example

High Waist A-Line Floral Print Sleeveless Dress

They're all fantastic characters, but as far as beauty goes, there's one character whose existence cries for a shout-out here.

I like this style of embellishment but depending on the dress, it might be too much. Also, let's be honest, my boobs might overpower it.


Look at the pretty. Once I get it back so I can do a few more detail photos, including the label, it's going up on Etsy.

1980s Katharine Hamnett Blue Cotton Ruched Fitted Dress

The first vintage pattern I bought was Butterick 2624 - A simple shift with a coat pattern. I chose it because it was simple and I could be sure to know ...

How's your wedding planning going?

I do need to send out a giant thank you to the girls in Dress Barn and DSW. They were nothing short of fantastic, helping me with shapewear, zippers, ...

That's Ozma on the left, Dorothy in the middle, and. Princess Langwidere doing an early 20th-century lady gang signal on the right.

Pretty Ursula by ThanyTony ...

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And can I tell you, I would have absolutely no idea how to take this apart and make a pattern from it either. The very idea makes me weak in the knees.


I have pinned a couple longer gowns just in case. I don't mind this fit and flare style from David's Bridal.

1902 newspaper clipping bridal styles

1970s Ruffle Tiered Chiffon Black Dress with Cream Trim

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you'd like to have with other readers, by popular demand. (This one is truly no work and no ...


A girl wants to be told she is pretty once in a while.

... Le Roy and Style and also mail order patterns which usually were unmarked. They will often make indications to a catalogue or a form you can order from.



The pin on the front came with the dress when it was purchased, and from the look of the inside (professional-looking stitching) it may have come with the ...

... app that WILL NOT get out of your head…I couldn't quit thinking of a pretty, white farmhouse sink with the skirt front. So, I started researching.

Ball Heritage Jars

I do need to send out a giant thank you to the girls in Dress Barn and DSW. They were nothing short of fantastic, helping me with shapewear, zippers, ...

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It was so nice of Romantic Homes editor Jacqueline deMontravel to feature my little shop and tea room. Nice article, don't you think?

Virginia Postrel, author, columnist, and speaker who is currently writing a book about glamour, to be published by The Free Press in early 2013.

REGS - Wishing Happy Birthday to Famous Writers born in July

OMG yessssssssss Mauve Marble ULTRA SOFT tee, Handmade #distressedflannel Sparkly Steer Skull on fringe

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Amazon.com: Dare To Wear Victorian Gothic Boho Women's Plus Size Sweetheart Corset Top

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... in pretty bad shape, with bits of envelope degenerating every time I handle them. Over the years, this can happen to your sewing patterns to if you're ...

New Jersey is actually very pretty once you get away from the highway.

Other notes: I made a muslin of this skirt so I could get the waist fit and length adjusted. My guesses on the muslin were good, so I used the muslin pieces ...

We live on a 58-acre conifer tree farm in the beautiful Callahan Mountains of Oregon. We share our farm with lots of wildlife. There are bears hiding in the ...

Vintage 40's Square Printed Tablecloth with Strawberries and Red Flowers $10 The holidays are almost here


Blue Goddess Gene


heritage jars from above

Alexandre Dumas Pablo Neruda Frances Parkinson Keyes ...


A distant view of Brussels


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