Tag Archives: 1960s

Sewing Projects 46: The “Epic of Epic Epicness WIP” Coat

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Winter The Facts Fabric: Green stretch wool from Mood $50 for two and a half yards, lining from stash Pattern: Simplicity 6933 Year: 1966 Notions: 4 covered buttons from stash … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 45: The “Jet Setting” Outfit

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: 1960s The Facts Fabric: Light grey cotton flannel from Vogue Fabrics in Chicago $10 for two and a half yards but I haven’t use it all Pattern: Simplicity 7127 Year: … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 21: The “I’ll Never Get To Be QE3” Suit

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Diamond Jubilee The Facts Fabric: Green/cream yard-dyed suiting $10 Pattern: Simplicity 2154 Year: Contemporary 1960s reissue Notions: 7″ zip $1, two fabric-covered buttons $2 Time to complete: over 23 hours … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 17: The “Ma in her Kerchief” Outfit

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Mother’s Day The Facts Fabric: White cotton broadcloth $4, grey stretch sateen (mend item, not including in price) Pattern: modified Simplicity 2211 and 2245 Notions: 5 buttons from stash ($.50) … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 10: The “Peggy Fan Club” Dress

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Mad Men The Facts Fabric: Navy worsted wool twill suiting $6 Pattern: Simplicity 6933 Year: 1966 Notions: 16″ zipper $2 Time to complete: ~8 hours (8 episodes of Mad Men … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 6: The “Making A Memory” Outfit

Originally written for, and posted at The Sew Weekly. Theme: Oscars The Facts Fabric: 2.5 yards wool blend from Jo-Anns ~$16, black lining remnant $1, facing fabric pieced from stash $0 Pattern: Butterick 5032 and a modified Stretch & Sew … Continue reading

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