I know, we technically still have a few more days of summer left. But once we get past Labor Day here in the US and all the kiddos go back to school, it feels like another summer streaked past us before we even knew it was here. Sigh.
To cheer us up, let’s look at some photos—a mashup of #mancandymonday and #throwbackthursday. In 1978 we traveled to Antigua to shoot these photos for Vogue Patterns Magazine. Love it. Scroll down for more photos.
Been reading all your blog post comments as have many other members of the McCall’s team. You guys give helpful feedback; please keep it up.
Planning a Pinterest contest; details to come soon.
What do you think of the Ralph Rucci coat pattern (V1419) for a sewalong? There seems to be the most reader support for that pattern. If you want to sew a coat but not that particular pattern, check out a new Craftsy class that teaches you how to sew Vogue Patterns coat V9040.
Anyone going to the American Sewing Expo in September? We’ll be there in booth #420; please stop by and say hello!
We’re also sponsoring the Sewing Party on November 8. Read more about this cool sewing event here.
So glad you liked our Fall Collection video! Planning another one as we speak.
Have a great Labor Day weekend and here’s to a fantastic fall together!
Is art-teacher chic your style? I just got back from a long weekend in Woodstock, NY, where this kind of dressing is de rigueur for women of all ages. Tell us more about your look by leaving a comment here. Thanks!
Any parents out there packing a daughter off to college or university for the first time? I came across an article in a 1950 issue of Vogue Patterns Magazine called “7-Part Plan for a College Wardrobe.” Let’s compare those pieces the “college girl, young woman newly graduated into business, and the newly married” needed in her wardrobe then with their 2014 wardrobe counterparts today:
What was your college uniform like? Did it include any of these pieces? Tell us here! And for more patterns that work for today’s college students, check out our #NowTrending Pinterest board.