You can never have too many shirtwaist variations and this one is no exception! Vogue 9247, circa 1957. Features a gored skirt, released unpressed pleats and joins the bodice at the waist-line. Buttoned through front extension band below shaped collar. Three quarter length sleeves gathered to linked button French cuffs and short sleeves with extension [...]
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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 [...]
Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Advance 5691
Get an eyeful of that scalloped skirt edge detail! Advance 5691; circa 1951; Blouse with optional long, sleeveless or three-quarter Sleeve lengths. Street-length Skirt with Button or Strap Closing and Self Belt - Braid or Velvet Bias Binding Optional. Long-length Skirt with Button or Strap Closing - shown with purchased Belt. Featured in Mademoiselle magazine!
Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Simplicity 3512
I can't decide which color I like better, the blue or that yellow!? Why not have both!? Simplicity No. 3512 Misses One Piece Dress, Reversible Bolero and Sash vintage sewing pattern c 1951 The princess dress may be worn with or without straps. The princess dress may be worn with or without straps. In Style [...]
Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Simplicity 8444
Lady in red! This style boasts class and sophistication. Simplicity 8444, circa 1951; Misses' and Women’s Dress in Afternoon and Evening Lengths in Half Sizes: Bodice has gathers at front shoulders and soft pleats at front and back waistline. The scalloped neckline is V shape. View 1 has a lace bodice and crop sleeves. Five [...]
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