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McCalls 1712

I made this a couple days ago as a birthday present for a little girl in my son’s class and it’s from fabulous 1952. the only things I changed was to bag line the apron instead of using like 7 yards of bias binding and I added a button tab instead of neck ties. The bag lining is much faster to sew and adds that little bit more protection in case she dumps a ton of paint on herself.

I loaded the pockets with art supplies and I think she is just going to love it.

About the author: I’m a self taught seamstress with only a couple of years under my belt. I love to sew from 1940s and 1950s patterns and try to work a little vintage into my modern life. Each garment helps me get closer to creating and designing well constructed and original garments.

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  • Lizzy June 22, 2012, 12:38 pm

    It is so cute! love the color!

  • EmSewCrazy June 23, 2012, 4:18 pm

    Very cute! I have this pattern and have just been waiting for the right child to use it for. Good thing to remember about the pockets! I’ll probably do that myself!

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