Thursday, 15 December 2011

ETSY, my first order, Vintage Simplicity!

I'm so excited! Just ordered from Etsy for the first time!
$41AUD including p&h.




....Simplicity 4673 ©1954





Misses' One-Piece Dress

Size 12 / 30" bust, 24" waist, 33" hip

From 1954 comes this marvelous vintage printed pattern by Simplicity for a simply lovely dress with unique vintage details include a shaped neckline, dropped waist, and full-ish skirt with a flat front and pleats/gathers near the hips.
Neckline is shaped, Upper edges of skirt side front and back are gathered and joined to a yoke. Skirt front and yoke are cut in one. View 2 bodice has contrasting bias trim and bows.

Suggested fabrics:
Cottons, linen, chambray, surah, shantung, chiffon, nylon, faille, fancy rayons, rayon crepe, taffeta.

Simplicity 4673





....Simplicity 3222 ©




Jr. and Misses' Dress
Size 12/ 32" Bust, 25" waist, 34" hip
Finished back length 43"

This original vintage printed pattern from Simplicity is for a gorgeous party dress with a slim, wiggle skirt or full, balloonish skirt. It has a fancy notched collar, choice of short or three-quarter length sleeves, and the option of a pleated cummerbund belt and bow trim.

Jr. and Misses' Dress with Two Skirts and Cummerbund: Dress has a round neckline and raglan sleeves. V.1 and 2 have bow trim and slim skirt with soft pleats at front waistline and a back vent. V.1 features 3/4 length sleeves and self or purchased belt. V.2 features self fabric cummerbund. V.3 skirt has soft pleats at waistline and ribbon tie belt.

Suggested fabric:
Cottons, blends, challis, velveteen, sateen, linen, rayons, silks, synthetics, brocades, shantung, satin, peau de soie, crepe, wools, jersey, crepe.

Simplicity 3222

               

10 comments:

  1. i love ordering patterns from Etsy. I have to be careful because it can totally get out of hand lol. Beautiful patterns =}

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  2. Looks great. Don't know whether you know but there is no option for bloggers from other sites to leave messages. There is only one option. Thought I would let you know as it is unusual for a blogger and may not be intentional. If it is ignore. I left a message on PR too.

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  3. @Sassy T Hi Sassy T,
    Thank you so much for bringing this to my attention, I had no idea it was on that setting! I just checked my PR messages and replied to you. I have updated my blogger settings so now anyone can comment. Once again, thank you :)

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  4. @nikol.joi I promised myself not to buy any more patterns until 2012 but I am weak when it comes to vintage!!! Love it so much!!

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  5. Oh that's great I can use my wordpress now lol. I have not done anything on my blogger one so don't tend to use it just yet. Only used it to let you know.

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  6. I've been reading your blog obsessively in the last few weeks. You and I have very similar taste in clothes, about the same sewing skill level and body type. I've wanted to comment for the longest time to tell you your blog's awesome. I bought half of the patterns you have.

    Cheers!

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  7. @FSW Thank you!! I'm so happy to get comments from readers :) I love reading sewing blogs, especially when the person has similar body shape and taste. What's your blog? I'd love to follow you and see your dresses!!

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  8. @sassytinacreates thanks again, I really appreciate u letting me know and going through the effort of setting up a blogger account just to do so, (i know how much of a pain it is to create logins and passwords.. grr). I'll follow you on Bloglovin :) PS. Thanks to u, I am now getting more comments in one day than I did..EVER! I always wondered why I wasn't getting many comments, even though my blog was being viewed heaps by PR members!! So happy :) x

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  9. Hey Neeno!!!
    Wow you're super busy!! And always it pays off everything looks great!! I 've also been eyeing that Simplicity 3222 pattern, I can't wait to see what you do with your yours , then I think I"ll give it a shot, LOL....I love buying patterns from Etsy, they do have some fun and hard to find patterns. Have a great weekend!!!

    Hugs (Bajanbreeze :-)

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    1. Hey Rita! You have the same pattern too? fantastic! Maybe we should sew them at the same time.. have a mini vintage sew-along hehe. You should set up a blog!

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