Friday, September 4, 2009

Vintage Sewing Patterns of the Week!

This week's patterns are all new additions to my own collection. All of them are very easy-going, bohemian 1970s styles - the type of clothing that I seem to always be attracted to!

A really rare design by Kenzo that I'd never seen before tripping across it on Etsy. The pants design is so rad! All of the separates require leather/suede binding, which I'm excited to work with!

A John Kloss babydoll dress/top pattern that I've been lusting after for a very long time. I'm SO happy to finally be able to work with this one!

Gil Aimbez designed a lot of patterns for Butterick in the late 1970s. This one is for a fab batch of separates. I love the huge cowl neck top, skirt and vest!

Tunic blouse and wide-leg pants pattern by Kenzo. Kenzo has ultimately become my favorite of the 1970s Butterick Young Designers.

This pattern falls perfectly in line with my Rhoda obsession! Great layering pieces for the fall, plus a headscarf!


  1. I'm thrilled that you like so many of the younger generation are discovering the great designs of the 1960's and 1970's. This was the time frame that I grew up in and sewed like a madwoman. I'm so happy to learn that my nostalgia is more than just memories of a wonderful time in my life, but based on truly fabulous fashions and style that we don't see today. Those Butterick designer patterns are a testament to how much sewing was going on then and the skill of most sewers. I can't wait to see you make up some of the Kenzo outfits and post the pictures!

  2. LOL. I hate you. :D I've been hooked on Rhoda on Hulu now.

    These are great patterns too.