robe

This robe was made using a pattern I drafted myself. However, I still think it has a place here because a shape like this, ankle length and flared, is something I see all the time in ladies’ ¬†and sewing magazines from the late 1940′s and 1950′s. And those can have any kind of sleeve, set-in, [...]

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Hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday. Just popping by to show you a present I sewed for my Mom. Butterick 9214, from 1959. I really enjoyed making this pattern, I love the elegance of it. I used a heavy velour fabric which has a great drape and is cozy for a robe. My mom [...]

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  I made this warm and cozy robe out of Simplicity 3712, from 1961, to lounge around in style. Red sweatshirt fabric makes it easy to curl up in, and details like the satin stitch embroidered “E” make it fun to wear.   More on my blog: http://erikamadeit.blogspot.com/2012/01/vintage-robe-simplicity-3712.html    

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Hello all! First time posting on the new site so here goes. This is the 1920s Tulip Kimono from Decades of Style made with a rayon “Van Gogh” print and a chambray contrast. Closes with a loop and button posie. The robe is unlined and all the seams in the chambray are covered while most [...]

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