Vogue 7219

by Sewingthe60s on May 13, 2013 · 8 comments

in 1960s,Dresses,Vintage Sewing


Step in shirt dress with or without top-stitch trim has bias collar and full length shirt sleeves; pockets in side seams

Last year I purchased this sweet shirt dress pattern from eBay. It’s a lovely dress from 1967 and has all those things you’d expect from a late 60s dress like Bishop Sleeves and the wide tent shape
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The thing I like most about this is how the wide A shape of the dress is accented by the delicate shoulders and collar. Although this style is typically for Children, in the 60s this style of dress was very common, as it was on purposely designed to replicate the clothing of the wearer’s childhoods, therefore perpetuating the Youth ideal of the era.
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Tiffany May 13, 2013 at 8:30 pm

love it!


Catherine Alekna May 13, 2013 at 10:05 pm

Thanks Tiffany!


Gail May 13, 2013 at 9:34 pm

I was a young teen in the 1960′s and boy have you captured the 60′s vibe with this dress !


Catherine Alekna May 13, 2013 at 10:04 pm

Thanks Gail! that is such a huge compliment. I’m pretty sure I was born 40 years too late!


mariebayarea May 13, 2013 at 11:08 pm

That dress is darling. That color looks great with your hair.


Sewingthe60s May 14, 2013 at 4:49 am

thank you! =)


Draped in Cloudlets May 13, 2013 at 11:19 pm

This dress is so cute (-:


Sewingthe60s May 14, 2013 at 4:51 am

Thank you also Draped in Cloudlets


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