Woman Stunned After Her Granddaughter Found Her Fashion School Designs From 1940 And Recreated Them

Published 11 months ago

During pandemic times most of us were safely tucked away at home, dabbling in arts and crafts hobbies to alleviate the boredom. Meanwhile, some folks decided to take time out of their lives to engage in wholesome visits with their grandparents before it was too late.

One such 27 Y.O. is a Tiktoker by the name of Julia, who shared her own discoveries of her senior’s secret talents during one such trek to her grandmother’s in 2021. She barely knew how to sew but when she stumbled across her Grandma’s clothing sketches, she was inspired to bring the designs to life as best she could. Scroll below to see how she did in her efforts of bringing Nana’s designer dreams to life which has now amassed over 21 million views. 

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

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

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

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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

#4 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

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#5 Would You Chop Up Your Wedding Dress To Repurpose?

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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?

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

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

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

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#9 This Is Not My Favorite Thing I’ve Made

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-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

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

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Shanilou Perera

Shanilou has always loved reading and learning about the world we live in. While she enjoys fictional books and stories just as much, since childhood she was especially fascinated by encyclopaedias and strangely enough, self-help books. As a kid, she spent most of her time consuming as much knowledge as she could get her hands on and could always be found at the library. Now, she still enjoys finding out about all the amazing things that surround us in our day-to-day lives and is blessed to be able to write about them to share with the whole world as a profession.

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