Vintage Sewing

Baby Dress

By on May 21, 2013

Okay, so I guess she’s not a baby and she’ll be transitioning into the toddler room in one month, but I wanted to share the sweetest little dress I made out of Butterick 3949. There’s no date on the pattern, but I’m estimating it’s from the 1980s.  I used a batik print and I think it worked out really well.  The prairie bonnet is modified from a book called Sweet Booties.

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Vintage Sewing

Old-ish Costume Patterns

By on October 30, 2012

I went through my patterns the other day and collected all of my vintage-ish patterns in one blog post.  Most are from the 1970’s and 1980’s, but then there’s this fabulous Chiquita Banana Girl Costume that was part of a mail order pattern…and it’s numbered as McCall’s 101.  Does anyone have any idea when this would have been in circulation?

 

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