A Vintage Classic

by lauriesue on September 21, 2013 · 5 comments

in 1960s,Vintage Sewing

For this dress I used vintage pattern Simplicity 4432.  From what I could glean on the internet (and correct me if I am wrong) this pattern is from the early 60′s.

I used 100% cotton of course! It was a piece of fabric I fell in love with on a recent trip to Oregon. It was on the clearance table and another 50% off so I paid a total of $9 for the whole piece! As soon as I saw it I KNEW it was going to be this dress and it was going to be for Holly.

The inside is fully lined with a white cotton. It actually started out as a light weight car cover my grandma gave to my mom, and my mom was going to get rid of. It was so soft I said NO! I can use that cotton fabric for lining! And I did!

Super simple dress and oh so sweet! We got compliments at the Classic Car show we attended to take pictures. We wanted to be in a setting that fit the dress!

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mariebayarea September 21, 2013 at 1:07 am

Super cute


lauriesue September 21, 2013 at 1:18 am

Thanks Marie! :)


Jeanette September 22, 2013 at 2:04 am

I love it. x


Renay September 23, 2013 at 6:38 am

So cute!


Becky Culbertson September 27, 2013 at 11:11 am



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