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Pattern Review 6/13/08 10:40 PM
Vogue Patterns - V2787 Original 1948 Design
Edited to add a better picture (meaning one not taken at 2 in the morning!) Pattern Description: From the envelope: "A-line dress, loose-fitting through bust and hip, semi-fitted at waist, mid-calf length, has shaped bodice front and drop shoulder, forming cap sleeve. Option of button and thread l...more...
Pattern Review 6/13/08 10:45 PM
Other - 5265 Du Barry 1940s Shirtdress
I'd just like to preface this by saying that when I got this pattern, it was missing the instruction sheet, so I can't really judge the quality of the instructions. I tried to follow techniques from patterns from the same time period, such as this one and this one, which by my estimates should be w...more...
Pattern Review 5/15/08 1:18 AM
Other - 5268 Du Barry 1941 Jacket and Skirt
This is the jacket from this pattern. My review for the skirt is here. Pattern Description: From envelope: "Misses' and women's unlined jacket and skirt. Jacket is buttoned in front below the convertible collar. Detachable collar may be sewed over the collar of the jacket. Long or short sleeves ar...more...
Pattern Review 5/11/08 0:45 AM
Simplicity - 3708 1940s Shirt
Pattern Description: From the envelope: "Misses' blose set. Style I - The collarless blouse, darted at the waistline, fastens down the back with a a concealed separable slide fastener. A bound pocket trims the front. May be ,ade with long or three-quarter sleeves. Style II - Trimmed with a two-...more...
Pattern Review 5/11/08 10:27 PM
Other - 5268 Du Barry 1941 Jacket and Skirt
Edited to add pictures of me looking a bit more presentable. Here's the one from before, in which you can see details of the top: Worn over shirt to show waistband The main picture on the review has the skirt paired with this shirt. Both are from about the same time period (1941-ish), so I thought...more...
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