Added Aug 9, 2012
I used vintage Butterick 8197 from the 1950’s to make a pair of high-waisted shorts. I love the pin-up look they give my figure. at a future date I intent to make the bra-top as well to have a full vintage play suit. More photos and details can be found in my blog DapperDuds
Green and cream cotton seersucker, rayon bemberg lining, invisible zip and pearl snaps
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