McCalls 7385, more bows, mint and red outfit

by Bea on January 28, 2013 · 4 comments

in 1960s,Blouses,Buttons,Shirts,Skirts,Vintage Sewing

Hi my name is Bea and I am addicted to bow blouses, oops!! I’m not sorry though as they are just too much fun to make and most of all wear. So I made another one. This time I used a vintage pattern, McCalls 7385 view B, mint green poly cotton and red buttons.

The fit is looser than my previous blouses but I really like it. Especially in combination with the red skirt. I was inspired by a picture on Pinterest and had to create and outfit based on it.

I also made a 1960s inspired buttoned A-line skirt from a red cotton drill and big vintage buttons to go with it.

I hope you likey! More details and pictures here


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SwinginCat January 28, 2013 at 8:26 am

Aaaaw, it’s a wonderful color – you look fantastic! :)


Rachel January 28, 2013 at 9:29 am

That is a GORGEOUS outfit. I am getting my hair dyed red on Friday so I may copy you. You look amazing !!


Bea January 28, 2013 at 11:08 am

Please do!!!! And please share a picture!!!


A.J.A. January 28, 2013 at 11:02 am

Love this color combo, and the bow blouse is very sweet!


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