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I provide a full range of historical patterns for ladies of all ages, covering Georgian, Regency, Romantic, Edwardian, Titanic/Teens, 1940s and 1950s styles. I also have lots of sewing tips and tutorials here to help you customize your patterns and get the perfect fit every time. New to historical sewing? Why not take a class online? I’ve got all kinds of tools to get you stitching! Warmly, Jennie Chancey

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Ladies' Classic 1950s Wardobe pencil skirt dress with detachable peplum and dickie (Photo by John de Garis)It has been a long time coming, but the Ladies’ Classic 1950s Wardrobe Pattern is now available for immediate download as an ePattern and for pre-order as a paper pattern (printing and shipping in early October). This pattern provides options for a full-skirted shirt dress, pencil skirt dress, blouse with peplum, separate skirts, a detachable peplum to give the look of a suit, short cuffed sleeves, tailored 3/4 sleeves, and a removable dickie. You can create an entire wardrobe full of different looks to mix and match!

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