Vintage is something that lots of you are great at and I've done nil vintage and I have no vintage knowledge.You may have noticed in PR I'm managing the Vintage Contest this month. I did a bit of research and there's lots of vintage info around and so many wonderful vintage sewers who really know their stuff. Locally I've noticed an increasing vintage trend so I'm looking forward to seeing how sewers develop their vintage outfits to suit their needs.
I'm not a vintage sewer but I found this Style 4859 from 1974 so today I decided to adjust this dress to fit. My entry won't qualify because I'm managing the contest. Vintage patterns up to and including 1978 are in.
These are really crude adjustments. After tracing the pieces off the original pattern, I've split the bust piece and made it 2 cm longer and added 1.5cm to the width. I've also made the waist 4 cm wider.