...but I did take some time to sit down and sort through more vintage patterns (which ones to keep, which ones to sell) and found some stellar summer styles from the 1970s. Now, the 70s often get overlooked in terms of fashion, but I find that many of the patterns from the 70s offer very wearable style. Here are a few that I would totally love to make and wear:
Next, a couple of sweet Simplicity patterns from the early 70s:
Next, this fantastic hoodie dress: Simplicity #9305, from 1971--although I don't think it looks dated one bit.
The shorter length would make a perfect cover-up for summer days at the pool. You could make up the longer version for the winter months. This pattern is also available in my etsy shop. I'm going to try to find a similar pattern in my size to make for myself!
Now, for those of you who have jobs where you can't wear yoga pants or swimsuit cover-ups, here is a good option for work, Butterick #3080:
For you sporty types, here's a cute look from McCall's:
Happy summer to you!