New York 2766

This is the first outfit from my planned wardrobe.  The skirt is another one made from Simplicity 1788.  What a difference fabric can make!  It looks much more 30’s in a solid color than in the purple, green and white fabric.  The blouse is New York 2766.  The only style change I made was to lower the V neck.  This is the first 30’s outfit or dress that my husband has commented on, so I assume that means it’s a keeper.

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About andreahg

I'm a stay-at-home wife and mom to two boys, a cat and two rough collies. I love to sew and knit with vintage patterns, primarly from the WWII era.
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10 Responses to New York 2766

  1. Inky says:

    yep, that’s a keeper – i’d love to see you make a few of those blouse/skirt sets – they suit you very well

  2. K-Line says:

    That blouse is SO flattering!

  3. lap says:

    Fantastic! The adjustment at the neck keeps it a touch more modern as well as making your neck look nice and long. I bet you wear this combo once a week!

  4. Devongirl says:

    Yay! You’re back!!
    LOVE the blouse!! Gorgeous. x

  5. This one really stood out! I really love the combo, and especially the blouse. I wanted to say thank you, because you were the first person I saw online upsizing patterns, and it inspired me to do the same, instead of forfeiting some great options, so THANK YOU 🙂

  6. Cinquefoille says:

    Wow, that’s so cute. I absolutely love the blouse, very flattering. I want something like that for myself. 🙂

  7. jennifer says:

    That looks really good and will be great staple pieces for your ‘wardrobe’. Can’t wait to see the rest. I shall be stealing ideas right and left as I need to have a more planned wardrobe but havn’t a clue where to start.

  8. Rita says:

    Love the blouse! and it looks fantastic on you. Great job.

  9. nuranar says:

    That is really ADORABLE! I love everything about it! You look very 30s in it. Terrific!

  10. barbe says:

    yup a keeper!! was this blouse easy to make?? I need more tops and can’t really find patterns I like….I would never have chosen this but seeing it made up and on a real body=its so adorable I need to go looking for some blouse patterns!

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