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Monday, December 28, 2009

A Few New Vintage Swimsuit Patterns

Spadea made patterns from many top notch designers. You can read more about the history of these patterns by visiting Fuzzy Lizzy. We've recently listed a couple of vintage Woman's Day swimsuit patterns and a personal favorite by Joset Walker on Glamoursurf. Aren't they fabulous?

Womans Day 3170 Pattern for a two piece swimsuit and cover up

Classic Vintage 40s Woman's Day Swimsuit and matching cover up Pattern size 12. The bloomer and bra set is perfect for swimming, tanning at the beach, picnicking or even sunning in your own backyard. The matching, ever useful shortie coat can be tossed on over your swim set or summer dresses. It laces up the front for closing. The bra top is carefully designed to fit comfortably. It's darted at teh side and has elastic in the back. The coat has a flared back which comes from below the back yoke. The front panels, which are attached to the rest of the coat, rpovide 2 pockets at the top and a roomier pocket on each side. Pattern is unprinted and factory folded.

Vintage 40s Womans Day 3246 Beach Ensemble Pattern

Vintage 40s unprinted pattern from Woman's Day, #3246, size 12. Pattern includes instructions and pattern pieces for making shorts, halter top, short sleeve shirt with pocket and vented hemline, Capri styled pants, and a long sleeve blouse/shirt. Pattern appears to be unused.

Spaeda designer Pattern 502B by Joset Walker

Joset Walker Spadea 502B vintage sewing pattern, size 12. Original vintage unprinted mail order pattern. One piece bathing suit or swim suit with full side buttoning. Deep pleats below the shoulders give flattering contours to the bust line. Pants legs have comfortable cut of boy-shorts. Effectively planned for striped fabrics. Wrap-around skirt can be short or tennis length. Pattern dates to 1961.

If you sew, you can make your own vintage swimsuit by recreating one of these or many others listed on our site. Enjoy!


fuzzylizzie said...

Thanks so much for linking to my Spadea article. It was fun hearing from the Spadea family and hearing the story of that company.

I love that Joset Walker pattern. So cute!

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