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Look what I just found :)

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Black flowers

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For this dress, I copied a bought one I have almost worn to death by now.

It was pretty straightforward: The dress has a shirred waist and the straps have a drawstring and close with a little bow.

I made it two years ago, and when I finally managed to take pictures last autumn I ended up forgetting about them. Again.

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And a close up of the fabric. And my hair, that had a really strange colour back then.

I love the in-between seasons :)

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Posted in Hair 11.04.2015
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new toy

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I got a new toy for my birthday :)

It is a really old camera, a Rolleicord Art Deco. I’ve been longingly staring at them in the shop windows of Vienna’s countless camera stores for over a year. And now it showed up as a surprise guest for my birthday party.

I’m still learning how to use it, but I think we will be friends sooner rather than later. I shot 2 rolls of film now and they look quite okay as far as I can tell. But they’re not scanned yet as they still hang to dry … Can’t wait to see them :)

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And a quick look at the house next door. The focusing screen is so dirty it’s even visible in the picture. It was a bit hard to focus with all this dust in between, which is why we took the camera apart in the first place.

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We opened the camera up to replace a few parts (to make it nicer to use, it worked from the beginning) and found what I think must be the production date. It says 12 September 1934. I love taking apart old stuff to find a date or name engraved somewhere …

And I think it has not been used in quite some time, we found a metal rod from what was likely the last roll of film shot in it. And that film still came on a metal rod instead of plastic.

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close up

Maybe there will be another post on taking it apart and fixing stuff ;)

nothing much

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Posted in Life 07.04.2015