Rare pattern alert! Hard to find McCall’s 9490: circa 1953. Would you look at those French Cuffs! I'm in love! A truly regal coat- fitted for any seasonal combined with a McCall’s dress pattern, it is an ensemble! to be worn, as is, by the tall graceful figure that can carry the sweep of the skirt, [...]
Im swooning over that dress collar peeking out over the coat collar! Today's featured pattern is Butterick's 6815 A. It was featured in the Butterick Pattern Book, in the Spring of 1954. It features a flare-skirted coat and dress ensemble. The fashion spotlight is on the ensemble - it's an all-day duo. The dress is soft [...]
Rare pattern alert! McCall's 4083; ©1957; Designed exclusively for McCall's by Sybil Connolly - 'Ireland's foremost couturiere brings a unique creative talent to McCall's Patterns. This pattern is a shapely short evening gown with a beautiful dome shaped skirt. Miss Connolly conceived this in lace over satin with satin bows accenting the line of the [...]
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 [...]
Can we just stop and admire those buttons!? Aside from that gorgeous detail, here's why we love the vintage Simplicity 4105 A pattern: Circa 1952, this Misses' and Women's One-Piece Dress, boasts full length side button closure. View 1 features short cuffed sleeves. View 2, has an optional appliqué transfer and a large patch pocket. [...]
In light of the epic heatwave that we in the Northeastern part of the US have been cursing, here is a cool and refreshing glimpse of a darling 1958 beachwear pattern by Simplicity. The pattern is comprised of Jr. Misses' and Misses' Top, Shorts, Jacket and Wrap-Around Skirt: Fitted top has shaped upper front edge [...]
Pattern Spotlight: Featuring the details of a Vogue Paris Christian Dior 1041 circa 1960.