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 [...]
Vintage Pattern Spotlight: McCall’s 4083
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 [...]
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 [...]
Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Simplicity 2531
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 [...]
Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Vogue Paris Original Christian Dior 1041
Pattern Spotlight: Featuring the details of a Vogue Paris Christian Dior 1041 circa 1960.
Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Vogue 101 Simonetta of Italy
Pattern Spotlight: Featuring the details of a 1958, Vogue 101 Simonetta of Italy!
Hat Making Part 2 : Constructing A Brimmed Buckram Hat
The making of a brimmed buckram based hat.
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