A girl’s best friend is probably gay, as they’ll think of giving you vintage sewing magazines instead of a toaster as a wedding present . Thank you Marc and Henk!
Here’s the first make, a fabulous apron-blouse, for hosting in true MadMen style. Or just looking very innocent and eager to clean the house.
Only alteration, the bust darts, which were originally high under my chin, I guess perky was all the rage in 1950…
The saucy magazine the pattern is from:
Having sewn a few 1950’s patterns, I noticed they seem to manage the volumes of the human body better than many contemporary pattern makers. Just an opinion, but more on that in another post.