Overalls are finished!

Man, nearly a week with no posts. Sorry about that. I lost a freelance gig then got another one that's been taking up my time, and I'm glad for it. Don't get me wrong, I love the sewing, but rent is awesome.

But I did have some time to do some hand sewing.
I stitched the bib to the pants and presto, instant overalls!

I've put the pictures on NVL.

I also put up more images of my tweed beret and my tailored jacket.

Thanks!

12 comments:

  1. Congrats on the new freelance gig! LOVE the overalls...the bodice is such a nice shape! I can imagine these will be super useful to have in the wardrobe....you are inspiring me to think about making a pair for myself!

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  2. These show off your figure in a way I've not yet seen. Who knew overalls would be so sexy!!

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  3. Those look great and the fit is divine. Bravo!

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  4. Those look fantastic and the palette feels right for the period. Great job!

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  5. They look so cool! Now you need to go tinker on an airplane or something. I especially love the button up back.

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  6. Holy freaking cow, those are sooooo cute.

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  7. Aw, you guys are sweet :)

    Brown denim was quite common in workwear of the 40s, Peter, thats why I chose it. Its not that easy to come by now, though. So when I found some (non lycra) at the fabric store, I jumped on it!

    Plus the gingham blouse is actually made from 40s fabric ;)

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  8. I love, love, love these! The bodice shaping is so lovely.

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  9. Oh my gosh - these are fabulous, and you look super-cute in them! I've always wanted to make some, but I'm not sure that I could carry them off as well as you do ....

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  10. You have down the impossible and made overalls hot! I was convinced there was no way... I guess it's all about the fitting!

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