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My contribution to Lucky Lucille’s Sew for Victory Sewalong:   More details on my blog http://busylizzieinbrizzy.blogspot.com.au/2013/04/sew-for-victory-dress-completed.html

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The pattern is Vogue 5557 from June/July 1963 – more details and photos on my blog if you are interested.  

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 I have made this delightful vintage pattern dress with only a modification to the skirt and belt.  I am not sure of the exact pattern date but would guess late 50s early 60s?  It doesn’t say on the pattern anywhere and I can’t find it on Wiki. What a great and easy to use pattern and so [...]

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I found this fabulous book online and had to have it.  It is a wonderful resource of how to make your own patterns with 1950′s detailing.  It starts with making your own blocks and then progresses to modifying them to achieve the required detailing e.g pleating, darts, sleeve and collar variations etc.  I hope you [...]

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Just wondering if anyone is able to help with dates for these patterns I just bought.  Thanks in advance.  I hope to make the frilled one first – look our for pics soon!!  

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