1950s | Dresses | Jumpers / Pinafores

Simplicity 3673

May 5, 2013
I chose View A on the right.

Simplicity 3673 is a pattern I picked up because of its retro styling. I loved the idea of a jumper, but decided to just wear it as a dress once I finished it. This was one of the easiest patterns I have ever sewn, and I am beyond pleased with how it turned out- it looks just like the envelope images.

This dress is of a style I have wanted to wear for a long time, but wasn’t able to try until I had lost a lot of weight, and I’m happy to say I love it!

I used some deep wine cotton broadcloth I had in my stash or some time, making this a great $15 dress. I love when I get something so good for such a small investment!

I followed the directions almost all the way through, and only made one small change to the dress, and that was to add a large button to the center of the faux bow on the front.

Stop by my sewing blog here and see more photos of the dress.

Excuse my wrinkles, please!
      1. Mi piacciono i tuoi abiti 🙂
        Puoi usare direttamente il tavolo da pranzo per stirare, magari stendendovi prima un asciugamano per non rovinarlo 🙂 Io faccio così!

        1. Thank you!

          That’s true. 🙂 I just have a habit of leaving my stuff all over the table- trying to keep everything contained in my craft room! I did order a small tabletop board last night. I will have it on Wednesday. 🙂

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