weekly inspiration

01.15.12  | weekly inspiration

weekly visual moodboard be sure to click on the image to view image sources.

Thank you for all your great name suggestions for my new dressform on Friday’s post! Now I just have to decide what to choose… So many appealing names!

I’ve been working on making and fitting a dress muslin this weekend–it’s one of the dresses I showed you in last week’s pattern inspiration post (though not the popular bow dress–that one is a bit too fancy for my closet right now!). I’m really excited, though of course there are bugs that need to be worked out! So it’s back to the sewing machine for me! Hope you are having a lovely, creative weekend too!

January 15, 2012 · 16 lovely thoughts
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Luna January 15, 2012 at 07:37

this pictures are just amazing! I love every single one. I wish my cups were this cute. and I wish I had a collection of summerdresses as “esme” has one! :)


Luna January 15, 2012 at 07:39

aaaah these :D I guess. Oh my english is so horrible :D


Maxine January 15, 2012 at 07:50

I love those cups! How dear!
The historic fashion article is very informative too.


A Crafty Traveler January 15, 2012 at 10:10

oh, my Grandparents have some of those face tea cups up at their cottage! I love them! I have to hold myself back from stealing them every time I’m there. Someday they will be mine! Muahaha….. I might have to wrestle my sister for them though!


puppyloveprincess January 15, 2012 at 10:49

ohmygosh, those winking tea cups are adorable!


Nathalie January 15, 2012 at 11:30

Loving the picture of those loaves of bread. . . That’s one of the things I’ve decided to do more of this year, as I venture of back home and attempt to start homeschooling my oldest. Love the blog as always!


Meghan January 15, 2012 at 13:28

Thanks for sharing these tips! I really love the pattern tracing one!


Jill January 15, 2012 at 13:34

I never realized until just now that I absolutely must have winking tea cups.


Charlotte January 15, 2012 at 14:42

Ooh looking forward to seeing which dress you’ve been working on – my bet is on the one with the inverted V-shaped midriff. My year’s sewing list has got me all fired up to create, and I’m just finishing up the year’s first sewing project.

PS thanks for featuring my guide to colour combos – glad you liked it!

xx Charlotte
Tuppence Ha’penny Vintage


Alli January 15, 2012 at 15:25

Those face teacups…….too cute!
And the 50s dresses……swoon! I’d love to have some of those hanging in my wardrobe ;)


Amanda January 15, 2012 at 16:53

Ohhhh donut biscuits.
Can’t wait to see the dress you have been working in- I’m sure it will be divine!


Halias January 15, 2012 at 17:18

All of those pictures are lovely, especially the second one of the cookies.

The post about the vintage dress was intriguing as well. I love examining older garments and trying to figure out how they were constructed. It’s usually always enlightening and fascinating.


Jane @ Vintage Homemaking January 16, 2012 at 02:32

Love the button cards!


Lauren January 16, 2012 at 12:51

Thanks for featuring me! I always love these posts- I find so many neat new-to-me blogs and such thanks to you :)


Jessica@MakingHomeSweeter January 17, 2012 at 03:33

I of course am zoomed into those cute adorable little cookies!


oonaballoona January 18, 2012 at 15:09

thanks casey :) i hope the magnets worked for you! be sure to use thin flat ones.


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