Posts Tagged: sewing pattern

Mod 60s and Boho 70s Apron Patterns

Stylish apron sewing patterns continued on into the 60s and 70s.  They were, however, a far cry from the ultra feminine domestic goddess aprons of the 50s!  Frills, embroidery and appliques were replaced by sleek lines, and no-nonsense design.  I really like this apron style, having several in this design.  They really are practical and… Read more »

Those Charming Vintage 50s Apron Patterns!

I collect masses of vintage sewing patterns.  Oh, I do manage to sell a few here and there, but I find myself hanging onto the most delightful patterns…and most of those are aprons.  I kick myself now for selling some really splendid examples of vintage aprons, they are long gone.  I realize now how hard… Read more »

Vintage 60s Barbie Doll Sewing Patterns – So Mad Men!

I found this vintage 1961 Advance sewing pattern for a Barbie Doll Wardrobe, and wow, is it ever fabulous!  The pattern is licensed by Mattel (makers of Barbie) and includes 6 super stylish fashions.   I was struck by how very Mad Men these styles are, and how Barbie was always on the forefront of fashion… Read more »