On our recent weekend away, I stopped into an antique shop and found a basket of vintage patterns for only $1 apiece. I like to collect blouse and shirt patterns and was able to find some nice blouse patterns and even some embroidery patterns.
Most of these blouse patterns have gathers at the yoke or shoulders. I love blouses with tucks.
My favorite of these blouses is the blue 3/4-length sleeve blouse below.
I also found some excellent vintage men’s shirt patterns which I will show later. I think it is wonderful how the women in the past kept such good care of their patterns because about 90% of the time all the pieces are still in the envelope even if the pattern was well used.