I haven't even cut out the fabric for the MOD dress and already my mind is onto something new. I told you I have ADD (Attention to Delightful Distractions). At the estate sale the other day there was a whole bin of magazines with the word FREE on them. FREE? Always trouble for me, so I had to, of course I HAD TO, take a look. 99% of them were from a decade I well remember (this is a first) the 70's. I forgot how damn wonderfully horrible some of the 70's things were.
One of the girls of prom dress fame, maybe the NYC model now that I think about it, subscribed to "Apartment Life" and this is the cover for May 1975.
I saw this outfit and that was ALL I needed to get me going on another sewing jag. I WILL make this outfit and I WILL get my boobies to do this. I WILL have gold chains. I WILL have it all and no one can stop me.
I have already purchased the pattern. I looked high and low for the perfect pattern in MY size. This was not easy, but I believe I have come close. I am going to make it extra tight in the bodice and really dip the neckline. And huge palazzo pants!!
I am going to use a body hugging fabric. Cotton-Lycra mix and and my first foray into the wonderful world of knits.
Which one?...which one?
I have EVEN convinced my friend Brian to host a 70's party this fall. Fondue ALL OVER THE PLACE!!!
I wonder if I can convince hubby to wear tight pants and a turtleneck. He already sports a mustache and beard...oh oh oh...I could get him to do long sideburns for one night. This might just push him over the proverbial edge.
Oh Stephanie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Do you think you could get you know who to rock something like this?
I have hardly touched the inspiration that exudes from the pile of over 40 magazines. Is there a 12 step program for sewing vintage?