Browsing Tag: vintage patterns

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Sewing

Vintage-inspired outfit

I made another Gertie blouse and a simple everyday skirt using the 1940s skirt pattern. This resulted in a nice coordinating vintage-inspired outfit…

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Patternreview, Sewing

1950s dress McCall’s M7748

I made a gorgeous McCall’s M7748 dress to wear for my cousin’s wedding. This pattern is from the Archive collection and approximately from the year 1957. This dress took me several days to make but I can say that taking the time really pays off with this dress…

1930s-dress
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1930s dress

I love vintage styles and this time I tested the vintage 1930s dress pattern that is originally by McCall’s pattern company. This being not my first vintage pattern I knew to expect compact instructions that left most of the technical details out…

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Sewing, Suomeksi

Vintage dressing gown
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Vintage aamutakki

During the colder months I often have eaten breakfast wrapped inside a blanket to keep warm. However, some decades ago there were more stylish options in the form of dressing gowns. When I saw this vintage dressing gown pattern, Advance number 953 from the 1940s at Etsy I couldn’t…

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Vintage shirt dress by Sew Over It

Hi all!May I present the newest addition to my ever expanding dress collection: The vintage shirtdress by Sew Over It. The pattern for this dress is one of the two patterns I got a few days ago:I started working on this dress almost immediately since I happened to…

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Vintage pattern – modern style

I wanted a wrap blouse to wear with my 1950s A-line skirts. I stumbled across this vintage Advance 7701 pattern on Etsy and bought it.The pattern was interesting: the kimono sleeved pattern has basically just a single pattern piece (well one for left side and another for the…

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Tropical leaves aka vintage pattern adventures

I love vintage patterns that have a bit different cuts than can be seen in the modern sewing patterns. However, the images don’t always tell how the final dress actually looks on me so there is some trial and error included.Simplicity 1587 has an interesting bodice and I…