1950s 1-yard Jacket and Skirt

Some time ago I acquired a large number of vintage patterns, and slowly but surely have been making my way through them.

This pattern is fantastic.  Both pieces are incredibly simple, and take only one yard each.

The jacket is a dolman sleeve, so typical of the 50s, made from a funky plaid wool I snagged from Miss Laura Rubin many years ago.  I needed to add a waistband extension for my freakazoid long waist, but it worked out quite nicely.

The skirt is some bizarre Walmart-bought grey/white cotton…stuff.  I originally bought it for a backdrop, which most of it still is, but it just seemed like the perfect fabric for this skirt (and if I make a different jacket later, I wil most *definitely* be taking a photo in front of the matching backdrop, lol)

Jacket and Skirt – made by me, from Butterick 9438
Purse and Sweater – Target
Hat – Vintage (cockade made by me)
Shoes – Unlisted

Butterick 9438
“One Yard Line”
I’m not selling mine, but I found this pattern for sale here: http://www.ecrater.com/p/12532469/butterick-9438-60s-jacket-sheath-skirt


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