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Lovely clothing....and they will custom-fit them to your measurements! Lots of retro styles

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Dress For Yachting. The model shown is made in marine blue linen, which is arranged in pleats. The under skirt is made of light weight white cashmere. The sleeves and collar are made of white linen and trimmed with marine blue soutache braid. The under chemisette is made of gathered tulle, and the ensemble is completed with a belt of white silk. La Mode Illustree ~ March 1912

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I haven't been pinning men....but this good-lookin' fella might just have to be a picture of my husband (alive? deceased? haven't decided yet).

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Gabardine Dress For A Lady Of A Certain Age. This dress is made of black gabardine and is trimmed with wide bands of black satin or mauve taffeta. The tunic over dress crosses the front, and fastens at the left. Completing the ensemble is a chemisette of lace and a trim on the left side of passementerie lace. La Mode Illustree ~ February 1912

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It's quite fun to "see" changes in fashion thru my collection of annual pattern reviews. Butterick's Fashion Preview catalogs were given to fabric & sewing notion companies to spur sales of patterns. Love these 1948 garden dresses...

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What do you ladies think - could this be used for a 19th century " 'a disposition" dress? (it is silk)

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http://www.utsavfashion.com/store/sarees-large.aspx?icode=DFO1644

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I am in love with this fabric - whatever era this might be good for - I want to reenact there! Keep clicking to get a closeup of it - much better close up

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OK, I keep seeing ones I like better and better. http://www.utsavfashion.com/store/sarees-large.aspx?icode=DFO1665