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Sense & Sensibility Patterns
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Historical fashion patterns for women and girls from the Georgian Era to the Fabulous '50s!
Historical fashion patterns for women and girls from the Georgian Era to the Fabulous '50s!

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It's been a while since I did a Movie Monday, so let's have a bit of Audrey Hepburn in glorious Givenchy from the 1954 "Sabrina!" The plot involves a chauffeur's daughter falling in love with one brother (who's a bit of a cad), then going to Paris for cooking lessons to forget him and falling in love with his stodgy older brother (who is just trying to get her out of the picture). I honestly can't buy the Bogart-Hepburn romance angle, but the costumes are absolutely fantastic, and Hepburn truly embodies that elusive French chic that some women can carry off effortlessly. ❤️ #classicmovie #classicfilm #Sabrina #AudreyHepburn #Givenchy #costumedesign
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My Sunday in a nutshell--except I don't look this fabulous while sleeping! We had a partial solar eclipse here in the Western Cape today, making the air take on a golden glow for much of the afternoon. Hope your Sunday has been just as lovely! ("Girl In A White Dress Resting On A Sofa" by Alfred Emile Stevens #painting #portrait #rest #restful #Sunday
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So serious! She's finishing her silk party dress today! 🎉❤️ #sewing #stitch #sew #kidssewing #thatsmygirl #dressmaking
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Eye candy from a 1955 issue of Australian Home Journal. Love these sun dresses and the cute things for babies! (From the @stanfordhotel collection). ❤️ #vintagestyle #retro #1950sdress #1950sstyle #1950sfashion
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We have our very own vintage accessories shop in our tiny village. It's called "Lace" and is part of the historical @stanfordhotel. The mannequins change clothes frequently and always have the best hats! In July, for Bastille Day weekend, all the local antiques shops will be prominently featured, and we are planning a vintage fashion show! ❤️ #vintage #antiqueshop #retro #vintagestyle
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Finally hemming the pencil skirt dress. Hope to put it on a model for some photos this week! #handsewing #hemming #sew #stitch
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My first tester has made her toile for my new 1950s pattern, which is looking G👀D! I'm so thankful she could try this out before my husband left with the mailing tube for the plotter, because I had second-guessed something at the last minute and changed the bodice front and back. Seeing her mock-up made me immediately retract my second guess, and I was able to change the pattern pieces back right before they went out the door! 😅 Pattern testers rock! #patterndesign #patternmaking #fitting #sew #sewing #Repost @charmingly_quaint_soaps with @repostapp ・・・ Working on fit for the pattern I'm testing. Back looks good, and tweaking the front a bit more. More photos to follow soon! #charminglyquaint #patterntesting #shouldbefun #cantwait #staytuned
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This tickles me pink: These play costumes were made with my patterns, including 23 sets of stays! That has to be a record! 😂❤️ #Repost @cindy_m_wright with @repostapp ・・・ I love watching my girls on stage and Pride & Prejudice has been a blast. There's one more chance to see it!! Show starts at 7 but there's a Jane Austen experience in the lobby from 5:30 - 6:30. Chapel Rock Christian Church.
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From my IG story shot--another view. ❤️ #vintagestyle #retrostyle #1940sdress #patterndesign #1940sstyle
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