Simplicity 1944 front

by Housewife Betty

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Simplicity 1944 front view

Sun suit from 1947, constructed from plaid cotton, stylized flower buttons, and trimmed in fuchsia rickrack.

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– who has written 5 posts on WeSewRetro.com.

Thanks to my freakish, Jayne Mansfield-esque body (40-30-40 with a long torso and ugly knees) and a love of all things retro, I started sewing to fit my shape. Finally I can wear a dress that FITS! I love vintage patterns, and I'm exploring resizing to fit my shape. I love seeing what my fellow vintage-o-philes are stitching up!

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