Monday, September 26, 2016

Sweater Weather







Just look at that stitch pattern <3 Of course this gorgeous sweater was not knitted hand knit by myself, but by the wonderful Kate-Em! I had long admired her beautiful knitting projects so I decided back in spring to custom order a 1940's sweater from Kate-Em's lovely Etsy shop, and this lacy red number was the result. Kate-Em was a joy to work with and she kept me updated on the progress of the sweater as she knitted it up. It was so fun choosing a real vintage pattern and I can't believe just how perfectly the finished sweater fits! A testament to just how skilled a knitter Kate-Em is! Thank you so much for your stunning workmanship :)

For it's first outing I paired the sweater with my plaid wool pencil skirt, matching red heels, and my favorite dark green handbag. I picked up this flower shaped brooch over the summer and touched up some of the enamel with nail polish of all things! Little tip there, turns out nail polish is great for touching up chipped vintage enamel. If only finding great handbags like this one was that easy too, I wish I could find this same hand bag in every color, especially mustard yellow! I did manage to snap up a few pairs of size 8 gloves today though, so perhaps my shopping luck is picking up :)

Time to return to work and reality after my Disneyland trip, I had such an amazing time! Now it's time to get to sewing too, lots of sewing to do as always, and I hope to make some more videos for my YouTube channel soon too as it has been seriously neglected. Oops ;)

Sweater: Kate-Em Vintage (Etsy)
Skirt: Made by me
Shoes: Bait Footwear (Royal Vintage Shoes)
Handbag & Jewelry: Vintage

14 comments:

  1. Super lovely outfit. The blend of vibrant and more subdued colours here is enchanting and really, really capture's fall own mix of the two caps perfectly.

    How awesome that fellow vintage gal (and blogger) Kate-Em made this sweater for you. It's so classically beautiful. Her work just knocks my socks off.

    xoxo ♥ Jessica

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    1. Thank you Jessica! Kate-Em's work is fabulous, I couldn't believe just how perfectly this sweater fit when it first arrived!

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  2. Such lovely colours - red is so great on you, but I love the way the brooch and skirt colours blend so well. A wonderful fall outfit! Kx

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    1. Thank you! I knew I needed to tie those darker colors in somehow ;)

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    1. Thanks Siri! Kate-Em is a serious pro <3

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  4. Amazing work from Kate-Em, as always! It does really suit you too and the fit is perfect.

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    1. Thanks Tanith! And I agree Kate-Em is super talented!

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  5. Darling sweater indeed! I love to see Kate-Em's stellar work and you've definitely styled it to perfection with this outfit... But then again, you know how I feel about plaid!! :P Plus, can I just say that your hair is looking absolutely stunning in these pics! :) ❤

    xox,
    bonita of Lavender & Twill

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    1. Thanks Bonita! My hair wasn't working in its usual style, so I'm glad you like how it came out ;)

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  6. Gorgeous detailing on the seater!

    xoxo
    -Janey

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  7. I am so excited to see the jumper on you! It is great to see the stitch pattern bought to life by having a body in it rather than flat on a chair! Wow! I like how you have styled it. These are fantastic pictures. Thank you so much for your support of my shop.

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    1. Thank you Kate! I feel super lucky to have your beautiful work in my wardrobe <3

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