Simplicity Top

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Hello,

I found some time to make a simple top, but I don’t know which era it is from. I’m thinking perhaps late 60s or early 70s. What do you think?
Here’s the pattern:
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It is Simplicity 3936.
And here’s the top that I made:
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It’s a really comfortable top, and I’m quite happy with it.
Next up on the block for vintage patterns are a dress and another top.
Happy Sewing!

Su

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Felix and Jayne April 30, 2009 at 1:58 pm

lovin’ that top! cute

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tammyo April 30, 2009 at 2:48 pm

definately sixties. it’s adorable- love the fabric!

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Pavlina April 30, 2009 at 3:02 pm

I love it! I agree with tammyo, 60′s late.

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busy91 April 30, 2009 at 3:03 pm

I really like it and the fabric is so retro!

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marLou April 30, 2009 at 3:10 pm

Luv the fabric and cut. Great job! Looks very comfy.

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lsaspacey April 30, 2009 at 3:12 pm

For Simplicity, that style pattern packet and illustration design puts it in the fifties, albeit late fifties.

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Anonymous April 30, 2009 at 3:50 pm

Cemetarian’s dating (http://www.cemetarian.com/index.php?pr=Simplicity_History) puts this pattern at 1961. Stylewise, you could say late 50s through about 1963 or so.

Paloverde

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retroliving April 30, 2009 at 3:57 pm

The fabric was a perfect choice, it looks super cute.

♥ Darla

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Clare Marie-Therese Duroc April 30, 2009 at 9:29 pm

Very cute!

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LOVE's Sewing April 30, 2009 at 11:31 pm

Really cute!

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Su May 3, 2009 at 4:02 pm

Thank you for the kind compliments!
Also, thanks for all the input into the dating of the pattern. I think I’ve learnt something here

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