Gertie Sews Jiffy Dresses

A Modern Guide to Stitch-and-Wear Vintage Patterns You Can Make in a Day



ISBN: 9781419732348 Category:

Gretchen Hirsch


In the ’50s and ’60s, Simplicity released their popular line of Jiffy sewing patterns, which had minimal pattern pieces and simple constructions, yet were chic enough for fashion-conscious customers. This approach appeals now more than ever as stylish women are continuously looking for ways to fit their love of sewing into busy lives filled with family, work, school, and countless other obligations.Gertie Sews Jiffy Dressesis Gretchen Hirsch’s modern reinvention of this simple idea, focusing on easily mastered sewing skills, minimal pattern pieces, and fabulous designs. And the best part? Readers will end up with a sparkling wardrobe of easy-to-wear, fun-to-style dresses that will fill busy modern lives with retro charm.

Additional information

Weight 1173 g
Dimensions 23.6 x 25.7 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 9 April 2019
Number of pages 144
Format Hardback
Dimensions 23.6 x 25.7 cm
Weight 1173 g


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Gretchen Hirsch is a sought-after teacher and designer with two highly successful sewing pattern lines and a fabric line with Fabric Traditions. She lives in Beacon, New York.