|Pattern Review ||5/20/08 8:10 PM|
|Other - 9224 Vintage Marian Martin Pattern |
Pattern Description: A vintage Marian Martin mail-order pattern for a two-piece dress. Shell top with princess seams and a slim skirt. Key selling points: the faux-belt on the lower edge of the top.
Pattern Sizing:B38, sized down to B36.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope ...more...
|Pattern Review ||1/20/08 7:33 PM|
|Other - 5877 Vintage shirtwaist |
Pattern Description: This is a Simplicity full-skirted or slim-skirted shirtwaist, copyright 1965, procured for me by a dear friend from a church sale. The full skirt is softly pleated rather than gathered. I like the silhouette of a mid-60s shirtwaist, because the skirt is a few inches shorter tha...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/26/07 7:27 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 5410 Early 60's Housecoat/Tunic |
Pattern Description: An early-60s housecoat/tunic bought from OldPatterns.com.
Pattern Sizing: Sub-teen (which I am not - see Pattern Alterations).
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes! Please note that the housecoat does have six butt...more...
|Pattern Review ||6/1/07 10:15 PM|
|McCall's - 7316 Vintage 1964 Dress |
Pattern Description: Misses' and juniors' 1964 shift with collar and deep V-neckline.
Pattern Sizing:Old size 14, Bust 34
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?It did!
Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, but I do have to say that vint...more...
|Pattern Review ||3/15/07 7:55 PM|
|Simplicity - 5092 Mod-style dress |
Pattern Description: This is an OOP shift pattern from 2004, bought on eBay. There are six different styles, each more swingin' than the last. I made Views D and F. View D has a contrast yoke and pocket trim, and F has a contrast neckline and front center stripe. Here is a picture of view F.
I have a weakness for all things mod. My unlikely fashion hero is LaRue from the 1965 TV show Gidget, for her unconventional hipness.more
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