70s Girls Dress with Ruffles Sewing Pattern Simplicity 8807
Girls' and Chubbies' Dress in Two Lengths -- Ruffled dress gathered to yoke has back zipper, raglan sleeves with elastic casings and optional ribbon tie belt and bow. V. 1 is long. V. 2 & 3 are regular length. V. 1 & 3 have long sleeves. Lace trimmed V. 2 has above elbow length sleeves.
Who: Children, Girls
Date on Envelope: 1978
Condition: Uncut (Please see the pictures for envelope detail. I never claim the pattern to be perfect or mint. They've all got character, one way or another.) ***This pattern is complete, but some of the pieces were separated from the original pages. They aren't cut to the lines, but they're separated. And the whole thing appears to have been wadded up for who knows how many years. When I checked for completeness, I tried to refold, but I'm far from perfect. Basically, enjoy a lower price because I know you'll need to give it a good ironing before using it. I'd iron it now, but then I'd fold it to get it in the envelope, thus defeating the purpose since it's in the envelope now in as few folds as possible, although wrinkled.
Enlarge the pictures of the back of the pattern for fabric details and size measurements.
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Sometimes it's even more fun to update it or make it a little differently to suit your taste.
And sometimes the only thing you can do with that totally awesome vintage yardage you have is build an equally awesome vintage garment. But the only way to make it look "right" is to use a pattern it was meant to be used with back in the day.
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