Vintage Sewing

First time poster and a1971 pattern

By on 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.

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