Debbie

I’ve posted an infant dress from view 2 of this pattern.  I like it enough I decided to make it bigger.  My first try at making it a size two was so big that with the hem let down it fit a size 6.  I did a second one and got closer to size two. [...]

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A friend cleaned out their old family home and gifted me with the patterns she found.  This is the oldest, note no markings on the patterns.  From a day when everyone sewed and knew what to do!  : ) The good stuff on the back… I like this pattern because of the wider shorts like [...]

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I used this pattern to make a party dress for a one year old. The older patterns certainly used more fabric.  Look at this layout. Detailed finishing inside.  Nice! And the finished dress And two sunsuits from the same pattern

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I posted the sunsuits I made from this pattern a while back.  It’s been too long since I made a new vintage style, but this week I finally put together this little pinafore dress. I love the little cap sleeves.  It took me quite a few tries to figure out how to bind the edges.  [...]

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I am so excited about several new to me vintage patterns I recently acquired.  I jumped right into making this sunsuit. The original pattern calls for bias edging and plastic lining.  I used muslin instead, and added a 1/4 in seam allowance.  It helped to make the leg hole just a bit bigger, by not adding [...]

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