Granddaughter Recreates Grandma’s Fashion School Designs from 1940

Julia, a 27-year-old TikToker, stumbled upon her grandmother’s hidden talent during a visit in 2021. She found her grandmother’s clothing sketches and was inspired to bring them to life, despite having limited sewing skills.

Check out the results of her efforts to bring her grandmother’s designer dreams to life, which have garnered over 21 million views.

I‘M Starting With Some Of The Easier Ones And Working My Way Up

Grandma Said “I Lived Long Enough To See One Of Them Come Off The Paper”

I Usually Make A Few Changes But I Made Sure To Keep The 50’s Silhouette

This skirt is so flattering. I will definitely be making more dresses using a similar 50’s skirt style. I feel like I should be going to halloweentown prom in this

This Is The 1st Grandma Design I’ve Made That’s Not A Dress. Grandma Has Drawn Many Short/Pants Outfits I Hope To Make. This Seemed Like An Easier One To Start With

Would You Chop Up Your Wedding Dress To Repurpose?

If you have been with me for a while you may recognize this fabric as I made one of my wedding dresses out of this last year. It was super expressive – so I thought – why not repurpose it?

I Think You Can See My Sewing Skills Getting Better Even In Just A Few Months Time. Practice Makes Perfect

I Feel Like I Should Be Going To An 80’s Prom In This Dress

This Was The Only Dress I’ve Made With Pockets But They Are Amazing

This Is Not My Favorite Thing I’ve Made

-but it is crunch time for the show & I’ve made 5 dresses in the last 4 weeks. I was exhausted by the time I went to go make this

This Was By Far My Hardest Project I’ve Ever Done


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