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Threads Magazine's Sew Stylish Pattern Round-up Link to pattern below image:

1958 Claire McCardell Dress

1958 Claire McCardell Dress

 

Threads Magazine Pattern Review of the 1947 Dress with Cutouts, issue 188 (December 2016/January 2017).  Link to pattern below image:

1947 Dress with Cutouts 

1947 Dress with Cutouts

 

Threads Magazine Review of the 1929 Ensemble (Skirt & Blouse only), issue 176 (December 2014/January 2015).  Link to pattern below image:

1929 Ensemble

1929 Three-Piece Esemble

 

The 'ribbon' gown I sewed from the 1938 McCall dress pattern was selected from the gallery of Taunton's Threads Magazine Reader's Closet and printed in their issue #168, (August/September 2013).  Link to pattern below image:

Ribbon Frock from D30-9906

1938 Dress

 

This 1936 DuBarry ensemble (blouse only) was was selected from the gallery of Taunton's Threads Magazine Reader's Closet and printed in their issue #166, (February/March 2013).  Link to pattern below image:

Blouse from E30-1013

1936 Dinner Ensemble

 

 

Original Vintage Pattern
I sewed a shortened version of a Vogue skirt from a vintage original and teamed it with an out of print contemporary Vogue blouse and a corset I crocheted from Vogue Knitting Holiday, 2004.
This ensemble was selected from the gallery of Taunton's Threads Magazine Reader's Closet and printed in their issue #156, June/July 2011.

 

 

 

My then new gift certificates were highlighted in the gifting section of Taunton's Threads Magazine issue 158, December 2011/January 2012.

 

This 1947 Vogue Dress was my first pattern reviewed by Taunton's Threads Magazine, issue #143, April/May 2009.  Link to pattern below image:

1947 Dress

1947 Dress

 

I wrote a 6-page feature article 'Working with Vintage Patterns' for Taunton's Threads Magazine issue 132, (June/July 2007).  Link to pattern below image:
This Katharine Hepburn dress and jacket (as designed by Howard Greer and issued by Butterick patterns in 1933 as part of their 'Starred Pattern' series) was the spotlight design representing vintage patterns in the article.

 

1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble