News — Simplicity 2653
Jan. 30 - Feb. 3 The Week in Patterning - 60, Completing a vintage pattern
1930s dress frock Simplicity 2653 swing jacket The Week in Patterning Storyboard Vintage PatternsAlexandra Reynolds
I am putting this dress & jacket pattern out in multiple sizes a few months from now. I began planning the pattern work up last year as I needed to complete the missing jacket back piece to make it available. Luckily, I had a little something similar (and in the same size) from which to base the missing piece (also a Simplicity), shown below. Doesn't always happen this way, but definitely make the process smoother. The key here was to use enough of the jacket back piece from this design to make up what is just a side...