1960s | Dresses

Style from the 60s!

August 3, 2014

Hello everybody!

I’m back to share my latest experiments in sewing. Lately, I have been playing around with a couple of patterns from the 1960s, and  ended up with two really wearable dresses. My first go at the rather unexciting  Simplicity #5780 involved some grading that proved unnecessary, and I was really surprised! I loved the style of the dress, however, and decided to try the pattern bodice again. I cut it in it’s original size, but attatched another skirt. A dirndl style this time, as I had not made that before. The result was even more satisfying than the first, and I now have two new favorite dresses from this pattern I initially bough just for the simplicity of it (and because it had a bonus jacket pattern! 2in1 = win!)

So moral of the story, don’t pass up a simple looking pattern. It may be your new favorite 🙂

See more and read more about both dresses on my blog.  As always, you are all invited!


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