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.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

1960's Fashions by Fieldcrest - Mother Daughter Robes From Towels - Free Patterns


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Fieldcrest® is a trusted brand of household linens. In the 1960's the company published a complimentary selection of patterns and instructions using Vogue, Simplicity and McCall's patterns. This wonderful duo of casual pullover robes for both women and children have easy to follow instructions for cutting and minimal sewing to achieve these sturdy and easy to wear robes. You may have to look for vintage towels for patterned towels, or why not go for the hotel white effect. Whatever towels you choose they will surely be a hit this winter as a cuddly and warm lounging caftan.