A-line dress , based on 1960s retro Simplicity pattern ( n° 7131). I add some changes : bell sleeves and classic collar . For setting in sleeves (my weak point) , i used the Cat’s tuto and now , ladies and gentlemen , i can say loud and clear ” Sleeves aren’t a problem anymore [...]
A-line dress with raglan sleeves , based on 1967 Simplicity pattern ( n° 7219) I choose the view 2 , without welts and novelty braid trim : the fabric is textured so better for basic shape Remember the fabric found in a yard sales in Champigny Sur Marne : here
I did my red wool cape based on 1967 McCall’s pattern ( n° 9028) , view B .
I did my dress based on 1969 Simplicity pattern (n° 8591 ) . It turned into a nightmare ! The 34″ bust seemed to be a 42″ so I had to revise almost entirely the pattern . I fought the sleeves and the fabric i choose was rough even after several cleanings !
I used A vintage fabric and always the same pattern ( Burda Young 7680 ) .
A friend gave this vintage fabric to me . I have just enough fabric to make a little top . I add few alterations to the Burda Young pattern ( n° 7680) : sleeveless , only one piece of fabric for the front and of course i shorten it to turn dress into top [...]
I found these 70s caravan’s curtains in a garage sale . I have much hesitated before to buy them because even they were truly vintage and cheap, they remind me the modern geometric pattern “does vintage” i really don’t like . I add few alterations to the Burda Young pattern ( n° 7680) : sleeveless [...]
I sew this dress with a vintage 60s striped knit fabric. I add few alterations to the Burda Young pattern ( n° 7680) : sleeveless , only one piece of fabric for the front and waisted line . .
60s dress , red and purple match I used a modern Burda young pattern , 7680 .