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Saturday Special: Style 1525

One of my recent op shop finds… A 1976 wrap-around skirt with a neat A-line cut and cute front pockets. I can see View 3 already in a similar blue with contrasting Japanese fabric for the front feature pockets. Is anyone detecting a theme?!

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NEW! | 1970's polyester dreams

The fashion of 1970s has often been the subject of ridicule amongst people because of items such as polyester playsuit and high-waisted, family jewels-hugging bell-bottom pants ( 131 more words


Saturday Special: Vogue 9843

I came across this late 1970s dress pattern while rummaging around one of my local op shops looking for Australiana teatowels this week. Aside from the slim A-line shape, what caught my eye about it was the distinctive collar (which stands up at the back) combined with the yoke, the side pockets (of course) and the narrow front slit. 26 more words

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Saturday Special: Vogue 8745

Today’s pattern is what is known colloquially in our household as a ‘librarian dress’… This 1970s frock is just asking to be made in a patterned polyester fabric! 24 more words

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Saturday Special: Butterick 4299

I think this is the simplest dress pattern I’ve ever come across – it’s literally a front and back piece, both cut on the bias and stitched at the side seams. 32 more words

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