Sunday, January 30, 2011

Tips on Working with Vintage Patterns

I posted earlier today looking for tips on how to put a placket with snaps into a side seam of a dress.  Well, a short internet search later and I found this helpful Threads article that covers many aspects of sewing with vintage patterns.

If you feel the need for some pointers, the article includes tips on pattern sizing, terminology, pattern markings and short tutorials on bound buttonholes, adding a gusset, bias binding, and placket closures.

If that fabulous 1933 dress in the Threads article looks familiar to you, it's because Debi from My Happy Sewing Place just made it for The Sew Weekly Challenge.  She did a wonderful job!

1 comment:

  1. I think Debi looks better in the dress than the model in the Threads article!