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McCalls 9279 In Light Blue

September 1, 2012

Hello, this is my first post on the We Sew Retro.  My name’s Vera and I LOVE vintage patterns!!! Anyway… to the sewing!!

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My sisters and I bought this 1960’s pattern off Etsy (above) and I was the first one to break the ice and use it! I chose view C. It turned out pretty much how I pictured…It didn’t really take that much imagination to envision. Everything in my closet that I’ve made has been fabric with a print-so I opted for a solid color fabric. I was originally thinking a lighter powdery blue, but I couldn’t find any so this was the closest that I got.

The cool thing about this pattern was that it fit me perfectly; usually I have to make some adjustment to vintage patterns but not for this one!

This is one of my favorite dresses now, I love the pockets that I added!

More photos on our blog, http://brentwoodlane.blogspot.com/2012/08/first-outfit-post-pretty-in-blue.html

Sincerely, Vera

  1. you look amazing!! such a lovely outfit, i love the color, it’s so vibrant 🙂

    Your blog is fantastic 🙂 it’s so much fun and very inspirational!
    I really enjoy reading your posts, they make me smile =)

    Let me know if you want us to follow each other,
    I’d love to be friends and keep in touch 🙂

    hope you have a fab day hun! ~ XO
    Chriissydollxo’s Blog

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