SEW THE VINTAGE LOOK
Love living in the past when it comes to your clothes.
Here's a few of our favourite pattern finds
reminiscent of the past
Pullover dress with collar, shoulder pads, semi-fitted bodice, flared skirt with princess seams, and front button and side zipper closing and options for cap sleeves with cuffs and bias neck and armhole facings. Vogue 9000, sizes 8-24. Click on image to go to Sew Direct to buy..
We love this dress with shoulder straps, fitted, self-lined, front pleated bodice with side front seams, partially gathered on the back skirt with pleat underlay, inside belt, and side zipper. Vogue 8874 comes in sizes 6-22. Click on image to go to Sew Direct to buy.
Easy wrap dress from Collette Patterns with no closures that wraps in back and has cap sleeves. Make wide waist ties in a contrasting fabric to encircle the waist for a fitted look plus two styles of neckline – rounded and shaped sweetheart neckline. Crepe Dress 1013, sizes 0-18 (American). Click image to buy PDF version from Collette Patterns.
Vogue are renown for their pretty vintage patterns. This Misses’ and Misses petite vintage styled pullover fitted dress is cut on the bias with cummerbund. Bodice has button and loop shoulder fastening and skirt back and front cut in one. Vogue 8789 (sizes 6-22) and available from Sew Direct.
Gorgeous pleated, pullover dress with collar, partial front and armhole bands, bodice with princess seams, inside belt, side zipper and self belt. Vogue 8973 is available in sizes 8-24 from Sew Direct.
Super slim dress with high inset waist, gored straight skirt, scalloped pockets and back hidden zip. The wide neckline has a tiny collar formed from a facing in a contrasting fabric and piping on the neckline and pocket edges. Available from Collette Patterns, Rooibos 1006, sizes 0-18 (American).
This typically vintage Vogue 8811 (sizes 4-18) pullover dress with cap sleeves and self-tie belt has shoulder pads, semi-fitted bodice, bias skirt, back neck slit with button/thread loop and side snap/extension or zip fastening.