Posts Tagged: Vintage

Rah Rah Stripes! Vintage 60s Sweater Knitting Pattern

Stripes have made a big comeback, as they always seem to do, in the fashion world!  Digging through my vintage knitting patterns once again, I found this delightful striped chunky knit sweater pattern from the 1960s. Link to pattern here.  The rest of the instructions are below. It is made from heavy rug yarn and… Read more »

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 »

Fab 60s Barbie Doll Travel Wardrobe Knitting Pattern

I just could not resist this utterly charming 60s traveling wardrobe knitting pattern for a Barbie-sized doll!  It consists of a dress, a travel coat, and luggage.  The luggage includes a suitcase, duffel bag and hatbox.  I never played much with Barbie dolls in my girlhood, but this is just so fantastic.  It is soooo… Read more »