Project #265 – Hourglass Jumper

I love reissued retro patterns. There is something about mid-20th century clothes that is so hard to find these days. Maybe it’s the solidness and shape of the clothes. It’s hard to replicate that using today’s construction technique and fabric-buying short cuts. There are a lot of darts and a lot of yardage in this dress and I just can’t image anyone taking the time.

Still, it’s a little like wearing armor. Wearing this kind of dress makes me want stand up and take charge of something. No one can push me around in a massive, tailored dress like this.


2 Comments to “Project #265 – Hourglass Jumper”

  1. Liz says:

    I love this dress! I have been looking for a black jumper for years and this looks like The One. Could you share the pattern number?

    Liz

  2. Alison says:

    It’s Simplicity 3673.

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