Make a 1950s day dress with authentic vintage details

Happy Friday, everybody! I just got an exciting email from Laura Nash who is the creative genius behind Sew Chic Pattern Company. Laura makes the most fabulous vintage-inspired original designs, and I know many of you will already be familiar with her patterns – they are bestsellers in the WeSewRetro shop.

It’s fair to say that she is a very talented lady, and now you can sip from the wisdom well that is Laura’s brain because she just released a Craftsy class where she will walk you through the process of creating a 1950s day dress. Click one of the pics below to go check out the class.

Find Laura’s class on Craftsy here.

• Meet the Author • Katherine


I'm the editor at WeSewRetro so don't hesitate to get in touch with any problems or questions. In addition to keeping the good ship WeSewRetro afloat, I do an amateurish but enthusiastic job of raising a daughter, teach university professors how to dominate a computer by day and study for a masters in literature at night. My daily coffee consumption would kill a small horse. I'm having a clandestine relationship with bias binding and my idea of hell is turning a spaghetti strap right side out.


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6 comments… add one

  • I’ve already bought the class! Waiting on my pattern to come in the mail and then it’s GAME ON!!! So excited :)

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  • The link doesn’t seem to work. (Maybe I have to be logged in, but if that’s not the case you may want to double check!)

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    • FUDGE! This is what happens when I post before coffee. Think I fixed it. Thanks for letting me know :)

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  • i love the pattern and would like to make it, but wish i could print it myself. i cant afford class, and to buy pattern from wesewretro the shipping is nearly as much as the pattern :(

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    • Yep, international shipping is not cheap unfortunately. The shop actually takes a loss when we ship a Sew Chic Pattern overseas – they are large format so we pay the post office more to send them than the shipping charged. Still, I wish I could fly across the world for $12 ;)

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    • Watch the Craftsy site. These classes go on sale at deep discounts of 50% and more quite a lot, and the pattern comes to you free with the class.

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