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Vintage

Help from the sewing community, please!

Does anyone happen to have the instructions for Vogue Paris Original 1213 (Lanvin Castillo)?  I’d like to make this, but the version I bought on e-bay is missing some of the instructions… I’m sure I’ll figure it out – but there is an interesting pocket treatment on the skirt that I’m interested in…

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Contemporary Dresses

Repeat: Butterick 6388, view D

Pattern Description: Butterick 6388 (c 2016).  From back:  “Tops and dress have side front seams, shaped collar, and back yoke.”  I made view D, with long sleeves, omitting the pockets after reading other reviews. Fabric:  Luxe navy french terry in cotton (sold out) from Marcy Tilton. Pattern Sizing:  Size Y XS, S, M.  I liked […]

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Skirts Vintage

Orange. Very Orange. Simplicity 7881 midi skirt

Pattern Description: Simplicity 7881 (OOP c 1997).  From back:  “straight skirt in two lengths has back zipper”.  Variations include accessories, slit placement.  I made view A, with modifications. Fabric:  Italian all silk jacquard weave brocade from Emma One Sock (still some left as of this writing).  The lining is silk crepe de chine, also from […]