jumper

I’m still plowing on with my attempt to have a completely wearable 1940s wardrobe – either by buying or making the outfits I want need. And the latest gap to be filled – a 1940′s jumper dress! The pattern is Mail Order 2082, and I (hesitantly) used the sweetheart neckline version, with heart patch pockets. [...]

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Simplicity 3673 is a pattern I picked up because of its retro styling. I loved the idea of a jumper, but decided to just wear it as a dress once I finished it. This was one of the easiest patterns I have ever sewn, and I am beyond pleased with how it turned out- it [...]

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This deceptively easy child’s pinafore still required some swear words and a go with the quick unpick to finish. I let my little girl (aged nearly 4) pick out the fabric from my stash, some sort of cotton, only 1 yard needed. Of course, she wouldn’t model the finished dress, so here is a photo [...]

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