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Vintage Lace and Pintucks | Making an Edwardian Inspired Shirtwaist Blouse
Video link: https://youtu.be/zbynLuQr47o
I hope this video finds you enjoying tree foliage in increasingly dramatic colours, if that is something that is available where you live. They are certainly starting to shift in these parts of the world.
This Edwardian-inspired shirtwaist blouse is brought to you by needing more blouses in my wardrobe. A little more dressed up because that is nice too.
I hope you enjoy, and dare to jump into some creative experimentation as well.
Now onto some 🎃October🎃 vibes, no?
PS: I was asked if I could provide a detailed shot of just the lace for pattern reproduction purposes. We are all for preserving history and knowledge in these here parts so, here you go:
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