Vintage Sewing

First time poster and a1971 pattern

July 6, 2014

Hey everyone!
I’ve been following the blog for a while and love seeing everyone’s garments!
I finally decided to pluck up the courage to post my own.
I’m an avid amateur sewer in Southern California. Though I love 50s patterns, this knit was begging for something late 60s/early 70s.
I acquired (probably too much) fabric from a woman selling off her mother’s dress shop supplies when I stumbled onto this beauty. All I need to say is nearly everything was 1-2 dollars a yard. Yes, it was magical.

I decided on 1971 Simplicity 9671. I’ve worn the dress out already and love the way it feels.

Looking forward to more of everyone’s posts!
And posting more of my own.

  1. Love the dress! Looks great on you and very stylish. Excellent job. Looking forward to seeing more of your vintage creations.

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