Vintage thingy Thursday on Friday


hooked3, originally uploaded by drewzel.

As I didn’t get time to do my vintage thingy post yesterday, here’s something that needs little explanation. DIY fashion from Australian Dolly magazine, early ’70s.

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12 Responses to “Vintage thingy Thursday on Friday”


  1. 1 Kitty Friday, August 15, 2008 at 9:47 am

    woo hoo, I’ll be makin myself a set of those for summer! too cute.

  2. 3 pip Friday, August 15, 2008 at 1:33 pm

    Dontcha think she looks kinda hungry?!

  3. 4 Elizabeth Friday, August 15, 2008 at 1:49 pm

    I don’t know which picture I prefer, Jek’s which is so textural and peaceful, or the awesome crocheted outfit! They’re both lacey!

  4. 5 CurlyPops Friday, August 15, 2008 at 2:28 pm

    I think she might lose that top if she actually decides to go swimming in that!

  5. 6 Amy Friday, August 15, 2008 at 2:42 pm

    oh my goodness, how does she manage to keep that top up? She’s got nothing to put in it!

  6. 7 drewzel Friday, August 15, 2008 at 3:21 pm

    Yep, I think she could do with a big bowl o’ pasta! the pattern is on my Flickr…I think…if anyone’s brave enough to make it. ahha.

  7. 8 Claire Falkingham Friday, August 15, 2008 at 10:33 pm

    I think the whole Dolly Crew MUST have taken the brown acid!

  8. 9 Rebekah Saturday, August 16, 2008 at 2:31 am

    That is a fantastic outfit!

  9. 10 The Apron Queen Monday, August 18, 2008 at 3:18 am

    Oh my. I must learn how to crochet just so I can make one of these for myself!! :)

  10. 11 Jewelgirl Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at 3:11 am

    This pattern is called the hook 3…. hhhhhmmmmm?
    Very interesting and fun, you wouldn’t want to
    drop any loops on this outfit!!!! LOL

  11. 12 Cato Saturday, August 23, 2008 at 1:22 pm

    I worry about nipple exposure.

    Maybe she had them removed, along with some ribs. You wouldn’t want them getting tourniquet’d off by a pulled daisy stitch…


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