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The Best of Both Worlds – Easy Reversible Wrap Skirt

I am a sucker for a full skirt. 90% of my closet is comprised of swing skirts and dresses. While on occasion I do love a good pencil skirt or fitted sheath dress. My heart is always drawn towards a full skirt. The floofier the better.   The first piece of clothing I ever made… Continue reading The Best of Both Worlds – Easy Reversible Wrap Skirt

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Thanksgiving in Autumn Plaid – B5748 Review

It’s the week of Thanksgiving and I am impatiently waiting for tomorrow to come so I can gorge myself on good food.  Autumn is my favorite season and Thanksgiving is hands down my favorite holiday.  Mainly because I have an entire day where I can eat as much gravy as I want and my husband… Continue reading Thanksgiving in Autumn Plaid – B5748 Review

Pinup 101 · Sewing

The Most Flattering Blouse – Charm Patterns Review

Oh Gertie you’ve done it again. When I first made Gretchen (Gertie) Hirsch’s spaghetti strap swing dress (B6453) I fell in love with the pattern and made a several iterations of it which you can view here, here, and here. That pattern was and still is the quintessential day dress for me. But the Rita… Continue reading The Most Flattering Blouse – Charm Patterns Review

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Tips & Tricks to Perfecting Your Pinup Style

Are you new to dressing pinup?  Are you wondering where to start? I remember when I first started dressing in the pinup style.  Finding price friendly wardrobe essentials was not easy.  Over the past 4 years I have learned some tips and tricks which I want to share with you all.  So I will be… Continue reading Tips & Tricks to Perfecting Your Pinup Style

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B6413 Pattern Review – With A Twist

Have you seen the movie Niagara with Marilyn Monroe?  Its a classic.  Although that iconic pink dress just might be part of what makes the movie.  Pinup Girl Clothing has a dress inspired by Marilyn’s but the keyhole bust paired with a front slit is what stopped me from purchasing one for myself.  I don't… Continue reading B6413 Pattern Review – With A Twist

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One In A Melon… Watermelon Dip Dye Tutorial

Have you seen the adorable watermelon print dresses and skirts from Unique Vintage?  I have.  The second I saw this dress I wanted it.  But the price tag made me hesitate, because let’s be real how often would I really wear a watermelon print dress. So I held off and while scrolling through Pinterest I… Continue reading One In A Melon… Watermelon Dip Dye Tutorial