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Welcome! This blog is in support of my online shop, www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com. I enjoy selling unique vintage finds, along with my own thread crochet. You'll find a variety of items in my online shop including doilies, motifs, and potholders from retro crochet patterns, along with nice vintage jewelry, old crafting books, and fun paper ephemera for crafts and collecting. .

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

1980's Sewing Patterns on Etsy

You'll be the sweetheart of the Brat Pack in this 1988 pattern from Simplicity, for sizes 6-8-10.

Dress buttons in the front, and has a full circular skirt that gathers to a fitted midriff. Side-seam pockets. Can be made with short sleeves, or long sleeves with a button cuff. Skirt is long or short, with optional eyelet trim.

This business suit would look just as stylish in the office today as it did back in the Yuppie era! This 1980 Simplicity pattern is for a size 10 jacket and skirt.

Jacket has buttons in the front with detachable notched collar and cuffs. Optional patch pocket. Can be made with long or short sleeves.

This is a 1982 pattern for a ruffled Victorian-style blouse from Simplicity, size 10.

Shirt has long set-in sleeves. Version one has stand-up collar, tuck detail, lace trim, and sleeves gathered to button cuff. Version two has neck band and layered collar. Version three has jewel-neck, self-ruffles, and lace edging.

For vintage crafts supplies and much more, please visit my Etsy shop at www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com

1 comment:

  1. Great vintage patterns! I am lucky to have a neighbor who is a collector - so inspiring even today!