I’ve missed two Sew Weekly challenges in a row. I’m ticked about this week’s one. I really wanted to make a Paris inspired look. I even bought cute little flats to complete my faux Bardot look.
Of course, I can sew this look whenever I want. But for now, I’m focused on the next challenge. It asks us to look to childhood photos for inspiration. Here are a few of mine.
Easter, again. Me. And the same cousin. (We are related on both sides of our family. Our mothers are sisters and our fathers are brothers.) It is eerie how like my twins we look. My mother-in-law freaked out when I showed her this picture and the one above it.
Entering major awkward phase stage here. The rest of my face hadn’t quite caught up to my eyes. I begged to wear my hair out this year. It started out about mid back and crept up more and more as the day wore on, lol. This is not even all of it, the very top was braided, I think. I have very thick hair.
I thought this gold coin bolero jacket was THE SHIT when I got this outfit! LMAO! I wish I could find a full length shot so you could see the skirt part. It was a drop waist sort of thing with ruffles edged with more gold coins, lol.
The Easter clothes grandma usually bought my picture day clothes. She only has sons and I’m the only granddaughter, so she got a bit carried away when buying me clothes. I had tons of those knit ponchos with the fringe and my great aunt made me a white faux fur coat with my name (incorrectly spelled) custom printed on the lining. I think it had a muff and a hat, too. Can you imagine a 5 year-old in something like that?? In the 80s???
I don’t know which look I will be drawing from. I can’t find any pics of my favorite outfits. One consisted of red pants with white cording down the outside of the legs and a striped red and white shirt with a white ruffled placket at the front. Sounds snazzy, yes? Lol And the other were these flowered cotton denim style pants and white tees. I had them in two colors, white and pink, and thought they made any outfit I put together.
Which blast from the past is your fave?
What do you think of that bolero? Are you super jealous?? ;p