!942 Little Girls Dress from a men’s shirt

 

 

 

 

I love sewing with children’s vintage patterns.So many modern patterns for children are sort of sack like and shapeless.

I love how the styles from the forties are fitted and stylish, while being practical at the same time!

This little dress was made from a thrifted men’s shirt and my 1942 Simplicity pattern in the spirit of 40’s frugality.

Blogged here.

Sew Country Chick

• Meet the Author • sew country chick



Love what you've seen so far? Subscribe by email to receive all the week's posts delivered to your inbox in one big glorious email every Friday.

Inbox overflowing? Follow us on Bloglovin instead!

Find the WeSewRetro crew chatting on Facebook and sharing pretties on Pinterest.

6 comments… add one

  • I about died from this! Talk about mend and make do! Bravo!

    Reply
  • I am so jealous! I want that dress and/or a little girl to dress up in one similar! Great work! This is fab!

    Reply
  • What an absolutely lovely dress – LOVE the contrast of the red and blue….. make me an adult-sized one?! :D

    http://www.macunianvintage.com

    Reply
  • Good grief that is adorable!

    Reply
  • Cute as a button.
    Love the fact that you’ve been able repurpose the shirt & reuse the pattern.
    It look way better as a dress than it did as a shirt.

    Reply
  • This was half of a set of “mother/daughter” patterns. The “mother” dress is Simplicity 4102.

    Reply

Don’t Be Shy » Leave a Comment!