Recently, I went on a spat of skirt pattern buying so I knew the next project would be a skirt. I also knew I would want to line the skirt even though I had never done that before.
However, since the last project, which I do love, took a really long time to complete, I think I am going to forgo the lining at the moment. I may change my mind; it is a woman’s prerogative to do so.
I also knew what fabric….a green, somewhat a cross between lime and khaki green. No photo since I just popped the fabric into the washing machine.
I then dithered around trying to decide on which skirt pattern to use. After a lot of dithering, I decided to go with this one:
Vogue 6329 from 1952; it is perfect for work. Imagine my surprise when I decided to look this pattern up on the vintage pattern wiki to find that the actual pattern sitting on my desk is the same pattern on the wiki. How do I know? Easy….it has the exact same writing about Carolyn’s dark green “coudroy’ [sic} on it.
Don’t you just love it when there are notations on the pattern? I do. I know some of you are collectors and want a pristine envelope and pattern. Not me, I don’t mind a torn envelope; it just shows that the pattern has had some use. Not a bad thing in my opinion, but I am not collecting.
In this case, the pattern looks pristine so I have to wonder if it was ever used. It is not a printed pattern so it is going to be a little harder to trace…argh.