Gertie Sews Jiffy Dresses by Gretchen Hirsch


A modern guide to sitch-and-wear vintage patterns you can make in a day!

In this book Gertie details how you can learn real sewing skills to achieve tailored and classic looks. without having to spend weeks on a project.
These patterns and tips are great for a beginner dipping their toe in retro-style sewing for the first time. More experienced sewists will find joy in making gorgeous retro silhouettes in a fraction of the time usually spent.

The first half of this book has chapters detailing all the supplies and skills you will need to complete the garments in this book. The second half is photos and instructions for creating, 5 dress patterns with lots of hacks and variations.


Includes full size patterns and instructions.

Sizes approx 6-20 AU (81.3cm bust to 118.8cm bust)

  • The Popover Dress
  • The Chemise Dress
  • The Swirl Dress
  • The Boatneck Dress
  • The Patio Dress
  • & LOTS of variations for each project

Written by Gretchen Hirsch, who best known for her Retro sewing blog “Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing”

143 pages

23.5cm x 26cm x 3.8cm

5 x double sided, full size pattern sheets

3 in stock

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