Chip's Projects, Creativity, Fashion Features, Vintage

Wedding: Maid of Honor Dress Inspiration

With my little sister's wedding set for August, there is much to do: sewing the wedding dress and my Maid of Honor dress are two of the items on the list. Until today, I hadn't even gotten around to looking for inspiration for my dress.  We have begun the process of my Sister's dress, and… Continue reading Wedding: Maid of Honor Dress Inspiration

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Creativity, Fashion Features

Friday Fashion Feature – WWII Parachute Wedding Dress

I was looking into a little bit of World War II fashion yesterday and found this dress. . . the story behind it makes it amazing! {source} Parachute Wedding Dress, 1947 Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History This wedding dress was made from a nylon parachute that saved Maj. Claude Hensinger… Continue reading Friday Fashion Feature – WWII Parachute Wedding Dress

Creativity, Fashion Features

Fashion Feature: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

"March comes in like a lion, what else? Still the snow never melts!"   The dresses from the movie Seven Brides for Seven Brothers have always been favorites with my sister and I.  In doing some research on them, I once discovered that the costume designer used quilts from thrift stores.  I may have to… Continue reading Fashion Feature: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers