Mom’s green/brown organdy/organza dress

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This is an interesting dress that depending on how the light shines on it you see brown or green or both.

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Added lace to gingham dress

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hem crochet laceFor got to take a picture of the lace before I added it to the dress but I found this old picture that has two of the laces in it the antique ones.
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Mom’s purple froth

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The dress is open on the side in this photo i just wanted a straight on shot of the dress and did not dare close it up for fear of hurting it.
This is the smallest dress I am guessing mom wore it about 7th-9th  grade at the most which seems sort of odd considering the style of the dress.

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Little gingham dress done but not done

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I finished sewing the gingham dress on Sunday but I as most know can not leave something plain Jane or the way a pattern tells me to do.  I have to add something to make it a little more special or a little more me.

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5 generations…1 little gingham dress

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In some of the sewing stuff I received from mom was this tiny little unassuming box.  When I opened it it looked like some ones scraps from making a dress because the shapes where such strange shapes to me but on closer inspection it was a dress just not finished.

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Mom’s screaming pink and purple plaid

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This is the largest of the dresses and I would guess she wore it when she was pregnant with her oldest two children by the fact that the waist and chest measurement are the same.

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Mom’s cream wool suit

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This looks like a two piece woman’s wool suit but it is actually one piece that buttons up the back.

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