Then I started thinking, why should I have to have an excuse or a reason to wear something that makes me feel pretty and happy?!? . She is a lovely gal who wears amazing 1940s vintage and vintage reproduction clothing daily.So I went through the costume department patterns (donated from people in the community) and found a pattern I loved from the late 50s/early 60s. . So when I found The Pinup Companion (as well as several other ladies, and a few gentlemen, on instagram) wearing vintage styles daily it affirmed all the things I had been mulling over. . We had to make at least one alteration to the pattern then wear the finished garment in class to get our grade. . There is still a long way to go before I can wear vintage daily, but I feel like Im off to a good start! And yes, that is Peyton when she was about 7 months old! . I feel like they will be an absolute staple in my wardrobe! Even though I loved my dress, I didnt wear it that often. . Shut off Valve, hayward Skimmer, backwash Hose, starter Chemical Kit (BioGuard Pool Care Products). It was so fun and I loved having an excuse to wear my dress. Cant wait to share more of my journey, but until then, Happy Sewing! I love my teal dress, but I wanted to have more than one vintage item to wear. . I felt like I needed an occasion, and how often does a 1950s/60s occasion come up?!? .