I'm sew inspired!

Vogue Patterns has a sale going on, so I dropped by to see if there was something worth ordering in the Vintage Vogue section. I only found two new dress patterns (that I don't already have) and was not that thrilled with those even though they were cute enough. I have plenty of quite similar vintage patterns lying in my drawer, so why waste my money?

While I was there I stumbled to Suits/Coordinates. Some of the things in that section are really something and have that certain vintage flare... I'm officially inspired!

This would have been so perfect for this winter... I would propably shorten the skirt a bit, because it's likely to be floor lenght for me. Shorty. ;)

This enseble is so very Mad Men, yet oh so fresh. And that red dress is totally swingable. I would love the swing coat and pencil skirt in plaid. Yes.

The 50's meet the 30's? Why yes, I think I have this thing with suits going on right now...

This dress and jacket combo has an air of spring and feels very 50's/60's to me.

I'd love to look good in a jacket like that! The problem is that with my bust and hips I'd just look huge in a beautiful boxy jacket... not even pencil skirt could save me from that.

And then there's my old favorite 8604, but I think I already have that... have to check. Those high waisted pants and pencil skirt are to die for! I Want To Sew!

I think I have quite similar vintage patterns in my stash, so I could just recreate these outfits with those. It'd be exiting too to see how close I can get with what I have. That could be a new project for me... to create modern outfits using vintage patterns from 30's to 60's. LOL

What's really boring is that I don't have any time to sew. I have to graduate very soon, so all of my time and energy is focused on my studies. I've even had to take time off from dancing to get things done and that's saying something. Dancing has been the single most important thing for me for years now. I just have to be sensible right now and finish my education. It's not like I have a lot left, but it's all the nasty, time consuming bits that I didn't want to touch before. Well, there is a time and place for everything... ;)

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