Vintage Sewing Pattern Collection

When it comes to sewing, only this year have I really gotten to a point where I feel as though my skills have improved and I have wanted to move on from skirts to dresses. When it came to making skirts, I never really used a pattern, but now I want to make dresses, I have been investing in some fun patterns.

I’m not going to lie, I have not used many of these patterns as of yet so this is not a review but rather a collection post. I have been working on two dresses recently and one is going well while the other one, not so much; however, I will share all of that later.

 

Simplicity SL107

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This first pattern is not necessarily a vintage pattern as I do believe it was only released very recently, however, I do think the style of this dress is super 50s. The skirt is very flowy and I do believe it is a circle skirt, which is my personal favourite. There are two different top designs to add to your skirt.

Burda 6925

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This next pattern once again is not an actual vintage pattern, but instead had that amazing vibe. My beautiful Mum made me B and even though the today is fantastic, my Mum did say it was a little strange with the instructions.

 

Simplicity 1784

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I got this pattern mainly for the pants, however, I also really loved top A and thought it would suit my vintage style. A few things in this pattern are not very vintage, but that is not really a big deal.

 

Simplicity 1166

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Finally, a true vintage pattern. This a traditional 50s pattern remake and I really do love it. The skirts I believe are the same, however, you get the choice of two different tops. These skirts are not normally what I wear, but I wanted to get out of my comfort zone and try some new styles.

 

Simplicity 1254

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When I first saw this pattern, I just fell in love. I will admit, it is not the most vintage style coat out there, but I still think it would fit in a very traditional wardrobe.

 

Mccalls 6953

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This next pattern is another one of those patterns that at first doesn’ look vintage, but at closer look really is. The bodice of this dress is a little basic, but I do really like it. The skirt is also very flowy and comes with a few different twists which would be nice for a vintage/modern mix dress.

 

Mccalls M7184

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When I saw this pattern, I was just taken back by the raw beauty of this style. I own a few Pinafore style dresses/skirts and just love them so much. I was pretty excited to get the chance to make my own.

 

Vogue V8789

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I don’ 100% remember where I picked this pattern up from, but this is another true vintage pattern. I really liked the design of dress A and even though I don’t think dress B would suit me, I still love this pattern.

 

Butterick B6018h

This is a pattern that I am so excited to make. I really love the sleeves on these dresses and also just adore this skirt. I don’t own many Butterick patterns, but this is a very lovely one.

 

Simplicity 1459btyehjety

This was one of the first patterns I ever bought about a year ago and I still, unfortunately, haven’t used it. I really adore the gathered skirt and the top portion of this dress. I will admit, I am terrified to make a collar and I think that’s why I haven’t attempted it yet.

 

Simplicity 8051

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I only just recently bought this pattern and I am really looking forward to making it. I really enjoy dresses that have interesting designs and just really loved the cut out on the back of this dress.

 

 

Mccalls M7081

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This is another one of those patterns that don’t look overly vintage at first, but with the circle skirt and fun tops, can be vintage. I am currently working on this pattern and find it pretty easy for a beginner in the dressmaking department.

 

Simplicity 8251

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This pattern is probably one of the ones I am most excited about. As another true vintage pattern, I just can’t wait to buy some more sophisticated fabric and make a beautiful dress from this pattern. I won’t lie, this dress is a little intimidating, but I still can’t wait.

 

Simplicity 8085

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When I first saw this pattern, it just caught my eye. I love that not only is this a true vintage pattern but that it is so interesting. I might even go as far as to say that this dress might look good back to front; I won’t know till I try it on though.

 

Mccalls M7625

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Once again, I just got so excited when I saw this pattern. It is very different from what I currently wear, but I am so interested in trying new things. This pattern looks a little complicated, but all I can do is give it a go.

 

Vogue V1043

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Finally, my last pattern. This is another true vintage pattern and I really liked the interesting top of this dress. This dress looks very classic and I thought this would look lovely.

 

So those are all of the patterns that I currently own. When it comes to my skirts, I don’t typically use a pattern as I either make circle skirts or gathered skirts and both of those don’t really need patterns. I have just gotten into sewing dresses and I can’t wait to share more.

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6 Comments

  1. You have lots of amazing patterns!
    Don’t be afraid to give new things a go, like the collar – it is all learning and making mistakes will get you there quicker in the end! If there is anything I am unsure of, I do a try out in cheap fabric (old sheets are good too!) which really helps!

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