double breasted

This pattern was actually much easier to work with than I’d expected. I’ve never used a mail order vintage pattern before. There was much more hand sewing than I expected versus modern patterns, but I’m pretty sure that’s par for the course. I didn’t adjust the sizing at all. In hindsight I could have probably [...]

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This coat is made from a heavily interfaced, vintage double knit that I found in the thrift store a few years ago. I made it using a self-drafted pattern. I think the coat has a very 60′s feel to it. It is fully lined, and features a large collar, puff sleeves, welt pockets, topstitching and [...]

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Oh, 1950s dresses how do I love thee! I’ve had this fabric in my stash for a while and I knew exactly what type of dress that I wanted to make with it! A great 50s double breasted dress with a great collar! And too top it off, I found a pattern with pockets (Simplicity [...]

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