Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Simplicity 3165

This dress is what fairytales are made of! Simplicity 3165; early 1950s. The dart fitted bodice, which may be worn with shoulder straps, folds down at the upper edge, forming a petal on either side of the center front seam. The skirt, cut in four gores, is in a wide flare. A waistband, ending in [...]

Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Givenchy for McCall’s (3785)

Wow! This (hard to find) circa 1956, 10 piece Givenchy pattern features a zipper back, and swoon worthy 6 button front detail. 3/4 sleeves; Beautiful sheath silhouette hugs the body and defines the waist drawing attention to the asymmetrical opening at the front skirtTruly a beautiful pattern!

Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Simplicity 1866

The buttons and the cuffs make a huge statement with this design. The 1940's were known for much simpler lines due to focusing on the war effort which had recently ended in 1945. Simplicity 1866, circa 1946. The top is styled with princess lines which flared below the waistline. A double row of buttons makes [...]

Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Simplicity 1866

The buttons and the cuffs make a huge statement with this design. The 1940's were known for much simpler lines due to focusing on the war effort which had recently ended in 1945. Simplicity 1866, circa 1946. The top is styled with princess lines which flared below the waistline. A double row of buttons makes [...]

Vintage Pattern Spotlight: VOGUE B38 COAT (1387)

The collar on this coat is to die for! Featuring Vogue B38 coat (1387); circa 1950's. Full length coat flared from the waist line. Wide up-standing collar in one with lapels. Inset hip pockets with shaped flaps. Long sleeves slightly flared at wrist. Vogue Couturier Design.

Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Simplicity 3395

I can't resist a dress with Big Full Pleated Skirt! 1960s Misses One Piece Dress with Detachable Collar: Dress has front button closing in bodice and V front neckline. Kimono sleeves are cut in one with center front and center back sections. Skirt is softly pleated. View 1 has a self fabric belt and self [...]

Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Advance 7965

My favorite part of this design is the ribbon tie at the back of neck! Advance 7965; circa 1950s; "Sew Easy" Dress ... Only Four Pattern Pieces! Bodice front and Back, Skirt Front and Back. Short sleeve and wide pointed collar in one with bodice sections and seamed at shoulders. Collar frames deep V-neckline. Flaring [...]