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Dress of the Century 1980-1989

Continuing my series! My sewing machines and possessions arrived this week. Sewing will resume tomorrow! Until then...

1980

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1989

That long knit skirt from 1987 -- I wore those so hard from 1986-1988! With Converse sneakers and DIY t-shirts of bands I liked!

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  1. I was about to comment how much I loved the whole 1987 look and I'd still wear with sneakers- and then I saw what you wrote at the bottom! ;-) I take back nothing. Love love love the long tshirt dress thing. VERY Claudia Kishi (in my mind).

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    1. Ha! I love 80s fashion. I still have one of my long knit skirts from 5th grade. I was pretty huge back then, lol, so it still fits me as an adult ;)

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  2. Hi fellow Coloradoan!! I live in Colorado Springs and have been sewing since I was 14 (1963). I love vintage clothing including hats. Saw a hat post on pinterest (Spring Begins w/A New Hat)attributed to your blog. So ended up here. So sorry about your awful year! Hope 2016 is soooo much better!

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    1. I'm in the Springs, too! Just moved here from Philly!

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  3. Wow, liking that 1984 pattern you featured....wore the heck out of the "Safari look" when it first came in (well when it first came "in" for me *lol*). Oh, and I'm now a follower of you on Pinterest...gah! Sounds like stalking or something, sheesh! :)

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