1950s

Vintage Sew-A-Skirt kit!

February 27, 2010

Look what I scored this week! It’s complete with zipper, fabric and pattern. (All you needed to provide was a hook-and-eye set!) Looks to be late 50s, maybe early 60s? From Sears under their Fairloom label. How cute is it?


Sew-A-Skirt kit

But….it’s a little too cute. I don’t know if I can bring myself to actually use it! trying to decide what to do….all suggestions welcome! See the back and read more about the dilemma over on my blog!

♥ Sarah

  1. I have a similar skirt kit, although it's a different manufacturer. Fabric displayed, zipper, etc. is all the same… and I don't plan to use it. It serves as a decoration in my sewing annex where I keep all of my fabric and patterns.

  2. If I happened on one of those, I'd place it in an honored spot over my sewing machine, as a reminder of the love of sewing. I have several vintage patterns, vintage sewing notions and so on that celebrate myself and the sewists that came before me.

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  4. Hope you'll post a pix if you make it! Agree, you should copy the pattern and keep this one intact. LOVE your blog – my 1st visit….I should be sewing/filling orders. Instead, reading up on other inspirational blogs sharing the same passion!

    Thanks for sharing.

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