It’s hard to believe April is already here! This year I will be writing about going vintage through sewing both old and new patterns with a vintage feel. This month’s theme is blouses! One of the hardest things about getting a good vintage look is finding blouses that are versatile and retro looking. Here’s my mood board for the vintage pattern I am going to sew for the Real Retro category (this means I’m using an actual vintage pattern:
After that, I will also sew something vintage looking based on a modern pattern. For the blouse category I’m leaning toward Simplicity 1693. Here’s my mood board for that.
I’m really feeling the blues and teals that are popular in fashion and home decor this year. Minty teal is a great retro color.
What are you sewing this month? Please comment below and tell me about your current projects. And don’t forget to follow me to see how my projects turn out!