Hello Sailor!!!

by technicolorcutie on September 10, 2013 · 11 comments

in 1950s

This is one of my favorite playsuit patterns! Simplicity 1605.

This pattern can be used as a playsuit, or I’ve even made the top and shorts into separates.


I really fell in love with this fabric. Now, I must make a confession and let you know that this is outdoor fabric. Yes, the material you use to make lawn cushions. I will tell you, that it was quite comfortable. The only down side is that you MUST overlock it, and it needs to be dry cleaned.

My little helper, overseeing my project


Another aquatic outdoor material I fell in love with. I’m making a two piece playsuit out of it!


Such a comfortable and EASY pattern to sew!



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mariebayarea September 10, 2013 at 1:20 am

All kinds of cute going on here


Reana Louise September 10, 2013 at 2:00 am

Well, hello sailor indeed! Totally gorgeous!


Michelle Handyside September 10, 2013 at 7:25 am

Love the fabric and the outfit looks sensational – escellent work!


Bry September 10, 2013 at 9:30 am

Cute fabric! Love the one shoulder look!


Janie September 10, 2013 at 11:50 am

I love to see people use fabric that is a little unexpected!
How cute is the sailboat pattern on a playsuit.
Nice work!


Sue @ A Colourful Canvas September 10, 2013 at 12:35 pm

Super cute. I use fabrics from the home decor section too. I wash mine at home, although I’m only buying 100% cotton fabrics!


Lauriana September 10, 2013 at 2:14 pm

Wow, that looks great! I love the asymmetrical top. So unusual.


Ange September 10, 2013 at 4:02 pm


Such a nice cut, I’m inspired, nice to see another sewer with an assistant!


Dellis September 10, 2013 at 10:42 pm

Totally cute fabrics, and really like that playsuit.
Great finds – thanks for sharing!


Sophie September 11, 2013 at 4:46 pm

You look really great in this outfit, very good work!!


Grace July 8, 2014 at 7:41 pm

I love the fabric! I’m just embarking on making this playsuit and wondered whether you had any problems with fit? I find the front bodice neckline to be really baggy but the rest is fine… I’m sure you’ll know how to solve this, please help xx


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