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sneak peek

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

::sneak peek::

Yes, I'm going to toot my own horn and share some pictures I quickly took this afternoon. I'm really excited about these. They're trousers I am planning to sell in my shop very very soon. I have other items I plan to make as well, but it's been rough finding the time to work on these. I just got a huge commission from a living history site and that work load coupled with my regular work makes sewing on the side pretty difficult. BUT, I'm working as fast as I can and hopefully within a few months, I will have my shop open with my new (old-fashioned) line of clothes based on vintage patterns and original 1930s-'40s garments. I tell everyone I love men's working wear, so why can't women also pull off this look? Here's my attempt at it. Stay tuned for more sneak peeks!

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{a few more pics here.}

16 comments :

  1. These are AMAZING- the photos and the trousers!! You are the coolest.

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  2. Looking good, friend!! And the hair is awesome!

    ~Meg

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  3. These are so snazzy! I love vintage trousers so much... (I really need to whip up another pair for myself.) And I'm super excited to hear about your new vintage-inspired line! :)

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  4. Buttons are so great! I think they are an entirely underused aesthetic delight on clothing. I guess one problem is that they can too easily look "crafty" rather than as natural as you get them to look. Well done!

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  5. Anna, those pants are fabulous! I can't wait to see your line of "old-fashioned" clothing! Best of luck!
    ~Lindsey

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  6. yes, i made them. thank you for the kind comment! i plan to sell them in the near future. :)

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  7. Must have those trousers! I found your beautiful blog via Savilintu a while ago and realized I've seen (and admired) your work before, at Sense & Sensibility I think. Your photos are lovely, too!

    I Wish you good luck with your future shop!

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  8. thank you, maria! that is very kind of you. and yes, you probably did see me on S&S! i haven't been on that forum in quite a long time, but used to frequent it a lot.

    also, i just clicked on your blog and i really love it! the photos are inspiring!

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  9. The trousers are lovely and the photos are amazing...great work!

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  10. I just found this and I can't wait! I've got some saddle shoes ready to go.

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