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: Vogue 9247

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 [...]

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 Pattern 5529

I love a great skirt and even more so when it has pockets! Advance Pattern 5529; circa 1950. A very easy to make pattern, features full half circle skirt which sits at the natural waist and has a wrap closing! So much class for such a minimal effort! Did I mention that it has pockets!?