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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Everyday Vintage And Our New Puppy

Introducing Miss Coco!
A little chihuahua we found at the feed store.

We love her...
Everyday Vintage
I found this blouse in a pile at a yard sale for 2 dollars. I fixed the pockets and patched the holes.

It's Jiminy Cricket from the old Disney  movie Pinochio!
I have no idea how old this blouse is but I love it! I'm guessing the early sixties?
The first Disneyland opened here in California in 1959
and I wouldn't be surprised if it was something that was sewn from fabric bought around that time.
Anyone have any idea?

I think it may have been pajamas or some sort of smock top originally .
I'm not too sure about my patch job but I wore this all day and got quite a few comments once people noticed it was Jiminy Cricket!
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  1. That blouse is amazing! I am so excited just looking at it! What a great find.

  2. Looking good girlfriend!

  3. Looking good! I love the whimsical nature of the top. Is the puppy yours now? I have a rescued dog and he is amazing!

  4. What a great find! Very cute and quirky.

  5. I love the blouse! And you can pull of the colours too :)

  6. I was always a BIG DOG person and never thought I would see the day I wanted or loved a chihuahua. But my baby girl Bug changed all that and I do plan on having another chihuahua someday in the far future. She is my precious pretty pretty princess girl baby. I think chihuahuas are misunderstood. People hate them because they are yappers and growlers and very vocal, but I think that they are must trying to talk the way we do and that is the only way they know how. Very misunderstood dogs are chihuahuas.

  7. What a great find..Love the blouse..looks cute on you.. and cool and comfortable too..

  8. Oh. My. Stars. How cute is that top? Love it!

  9. I love this blouse, what a find for you!!

  10. I was searching to see if i could date that fabric in the blouse and came across this pic. (i have some blue that i am listing in my etsy store now.) I ended up with a half yard of it from a friends quilting stash. She quilted in the late 70's and early 80's. But like you i think the fabric is from at least the 70's.


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