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Pinafore from vintage pattern

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Pinafore front

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Children
Style Traditional, Retro / Vintage, Classic, Cute, Casual
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What materials did you use? Synthetic organdy, purchased appliques, buttons

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What are you most proud of? Just love little pinafores. They work well as sundresses, and also as little 'aprons' over dresses.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Have patience with vintage patterns. Vintage patterns assume that one has a fairly good knowledge of sewing construction, so the instructions are not as detailed as the new patterns. Read and re-read before beginning cutting or stitching.

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Adorable, as are all your creations. I like the pairing of green and white because I'm particularly fond of green. Of course, any pastel color would be equally charming.

07/06/2012 Flag

So sweet!

07/06/2012 Flag

beautiful

07/06/2012 Flag

Where did you find this pattern? It is an adorable dress!

08/25/2015 Flag

It was one my mom had made for me in the 40's. I found it in her sewing "stash" after she passed on.

08/27/2015 Flag