Thursday, July 17, 2008

A treasured find

My mother was a talented seamstress and she saved everything! When my sister and I were recently cleaning out our family home, we found a stash of old patterns. Not only was I lucky enough to find patterns, but I also found a photo of me wearing the sunsuit that Mom had made. When I looked inside the pattern envelope, I almost fell over when I found a piece of the actual fabric that Mom had used.

The photo was taken in the summer of 1958...when I was 4 1/2! The cute blonde on the left is my cousin Diane. I'm the 'adorable' brunette on the right with the super short bangs! Do you think Mom could have cut the bangs any shorter???

I remember those cute plastic 'purses'. I thought I was pretty hot stuff that summer!!

1 comment:

Denise * KKL Primitives said...

How cute you were Joanne! LOL - my mom used to cut our bangs like that too - in 1958 I was 6 years old. While mom wasn't a sewer then, we wore a lot of sunsuits!

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