Don’t you just LOVE IT when you find a pattern that you have been looking for? For a while now I’ve been coveting Trudy Campbell’s gorgeous peach evening dress with the gold and pearl trim and the collars and cuffs, so when I saw this pattern on ebay I almost jumped out of my seat, it’s as close a match as I’ve found anywhere and I cannot wait to get cracking on it!
At the same time this beautiful coat pattern showed up and I snapped it up without a second though, it’s very Betty. It looks an awful lot like the cream number she wears in her riding outfit and I think it would look great for a smarter ensemble or something a little more casual.
This all leads me on to a thought. Do you have someone in mind when you search for vintage patterns, or do you just go for what grabs you? Do you have inspiration boards on Pinterest? If so link me up in the comments below and I’ll follow you!
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2 thoughts on “New Pattern Heaven: Mad Men (Trudy & Betty)”
Wow those are pretty much perfect matches! I’ve been one of your Pinterest followers for a while actually! I don’t search for particular vintage patterns because overall they’re not really ‘me’ a md the alterations take forever since they’re never my size. I do have a few that I will try to have a go at!
Whenever I see a garment or accessory that I would love to have but somehow can’t, it goes straight onto my Pinboards: pinterest.com/ADDICTEDTODIY. So check it out if you like! -xA-
ah brilliant, I’ll check it out and give you a follow, thanks xx