New Vintage Patterns & Some Organization

I picked up two new 1950’s dress patterns recently! (My hoarding is now cable tv worthy)  To the left we have Simplicity 3944 from 1952.  It’s got an interesting yoke, and an option for saddle stitched pockets! I really love this dress, even if the buttons are much more intimidating since I failed so miserablyContinue reading “New Vintage Patterns & Some Organization”

The Striped House Dress

Sometimes you power through and sew a dress in a few short hours. That happened today. I’ve had this pattern, simplicity 142 (1955), for a while now. The illustration is super cute, and it’s got some really neat details like the contrasting lapel pieces that are detachable. Fair warning though, I haven’t yet made any ofContinue reading “The Striped House Dress”