Sunday, October 25, 2015

Slippers to Sew for Fabulous Holiday Gift Giving - Free Pattern

Download this easy to sew pattern for slippers

It has been a while since I posted any free patterns. So sorry. A bit of depression got the better of me. But this pattern should make up for any lapse. These easy to sew slippers are made from pre-quilted (or quilted by you for that very special touch) fabric. Perfect for cold winter mornings or evenings or just lounging around the house. Makes great gifts and everyone knows that handmade gifts from the heart are the most cherished. This one has the bonus of being both useful and comfy. Make a pair for yourself too. Prints on 8.5" x 11" paper. Download HERE.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Easy Tie On Tunic - Free Vintage 1960's Pattern from Fieldcrest Towels.

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Part Five - Free Patterns from Fieldcrest®

Tunics have never gone out of style. This 1960's tie-on mantle made with Fieldcrest® towels is fast fashion with a flair. Use it as a topper, or a cover up at the beach, or an after the bath lounging top. However you wear it you will find it comfortable and easy wash and wear over and over again. These patterns were produced and distributed as complimentary patterns from Fieldcrest® to promote their products as fabric for sewing projects.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

After the Bath Terry Cover Up - Free Sewing Pattern From Fieldcrest Towels

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Part Four - Free Fieldcrest® Patterns

The Apres Bain (After the Bath) terry cover-up is sweet and simple to make. Wear it from the shower or from the pool. Either way, with a pretty print, you will move confidently in this smart little cover-up made from towels. This pattern was issued in a complementary packet of patterns and instructions to adapt patterns (such as Vogue, Simplicity or McCall's) using Fieldcrest® towels, sheets, bedspreads etc. Though the bold prints and patterns from the mod era are no longer produced, a more classic version could be made from plush solids with embroidered trim.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Child's Sundress - Free Pattern from Fieldcrest Towels

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Part Three - Free Patterns From Fieldcrest®

This easy to make children's shoulder button pullover dress could easily be adapted to fit mom as well. What an easy breezy summer sundress and no better material than a terry cloth towel to absorb moisture on a hot sunny day at the beach or pool. This pattern features Fieldcrest® towels and was published in the 1960's as a complementary sewing packet to encourage sewists to use Fieldcrest® towels, sheets, bedspreads and other linens. And why not! The printed towels of the mod era ranged from bold abstract patterns to lovely florals, sure to please any taste.

Friday, August 21, 2015

1960's Maxi Skirt - Free Pattern from Fieldcrest Towels

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Part Two - Free Patterns from Fieldcrest®

Entertain or lounge in comfort with this easy to make evening skirt from two Fieldcrest® towels. This pattern originated from a complimentary packet of patterns and instructions for using Fieldcrest® towels, sheets, bedspreads and more to make simple to sophisticated garments. Though these were developed at the height of the Mod era, they are every bit as fashionable today. Though few of the current Fieldcrest® lines have the bright and bold patterning of the 60's, you can still find vintage towels and linens at great prices for an authentic retro look.