Added Nov 3, 2010
by Lisette O
West Orange, New...
These were a 2 year birthday gift for my boyfriend’s nephew, sewn from Simplicity 4417 from 1953.
They took a lot longer than expected and the rabbit patch wasn’t exactly a cake-walk. I did Hong Kong seams and the buttonholes came out quite well. The boyfriend picked the fabric and buttons and I’m also using this same fabric for a vintage swimsuit!
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