1970s | Blouses | Skirts | Vintage Sewing

Autumnal Green (Simplicity 5204, Simplicity 7880 and Simplicity 8611)

By on September 24, 2018

 

My most recent outfit is all homemade out of 1970s sewing patterns: the skirt (Simplicity 7880) and blouse (Simplicity 8611) both in a size 8, and the vest (Simplicity 5204) in a teen-sized 11/12.  If you want to see more photos and read more details about my sewing process and thrifted accessories, please visit the blog that I share with my sewing husband: Mr and Mrs Rat.

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1970s

Vogue 7630

By on January 22, 2012

It has been awhile (yet again) since I have contributed to WeSewRetro so as I have just finished this dress I thought that I would post about it here too.

I can’t pinpoint a date exactly at the moment other than the 70’s but it is an empire line dress with Bishop sleeves finishing with deep cuffs.For this first version I chose the shorter length as I had just the right amount of fabric but intend to make more including a full length version.

Slightly more details over on my blog at www.themakingsofanurbanrustic.blogspot.com

 

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