McCall's Fashion Digest - July 1960
Today we'll take a look at McCall's Fashion Digest from July 1960. This pamphlet featured patterns that could be made for $5 or less. Wow! Let's look inside.
|The cover's pretty boring.|
Here we have McCall's 5471... can you believe you could make this for only $4.50?
Here are some similar patterns from Pattern Patter Team Members:
1.) Grey Dog Vintage - Simplicity 3796
2.) Vogue Vixens - McCall's 6225
3.) Pretty Pattern Shop - Simplicity 2627
Here is McCall's 5470, a slim shirtwaist you could make for only $3.25!
1.) Crafty Paneen - Butterick 9971
2.) Sandritocat - Simplicity 5037
3.) Grandma Made With Love - Simplicity 3554
How about this nice blouson dress that could be made for $3.50 in 3 hours? VERY EASY. Of course, fabric used to be 96 cents a yard...
Here are similar patterns from Pattern Patter Team Members.
1.) Erika With A K Vintage - Vogue 9584
2.) Fragolina - Advance 8895
3.) Vintage Needle Finds - Butterick 3066
A simple sheath was even cheaper to make at only $2.70 when made out of 89 cents a yard fabric!
Here are some similar patterns from Pattern Patter Team members:
1.) Pattern Shop - Simplicity 7010
2.) Bluetree Sewing Studio - Simplicity 4518
3.) Redcurlz's Patterns - Butterick 8213
These economical sheaths are super stylish! You could still wear these today and knock 'em dead.
Laguna Lane has McCall's 5468 in stock!
5490 has a contrast waist band that helps the waist look smaller. 5465 has sleeve interest.
More similar patterns from team members:
2.) Clutterina's Shop - Simplicity 4804
3.) Frisky Scissors - Simplicity 1993
I love love LOVE 5431.. what a beautiful sundress! If you love it too, team member Violet Crown Emporium has it in stock.
Some more similar shirtwaists from Pattern Patter Team Members:
2.) Sydcam123 - Simplicity 4182
3.) Pattern Matters - Simplicity 1683
The drop-waistline seen in 5445 was really popular in 1960. All the pattern companies had it prominently featured. It didn't last very long though!
Some similar patterns featuring the low waistline / skirt yoke:
1.) Frisky Scissors - Vogue 8489
2.) Keepsakes Studio - Simplicity 1086
The last page features even more dressy looks that cost less than $3 bucks in 1960 money!
The back cover features McCall's 5486.
I hope you enjoyed this look at McCall's July 1960! Please comment about which one you like best!
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