If you love retro style and want to make your own vintage clothing, these 10 Burda dressmaking patterns are a great place to start. For even more inspiration, check out the full range of vintage paper patterns.
It can be fun hunting down the perfect authentic vintage outfit, but why not make things simple and create your own bespoke clothes inspired by vintage style? There are loads of vintage clothing patterns to choose from and we’ve picked out our top 10 Burda designs to start off your vintage wardrobe.
Our list is split into styles inspired by key vintage eras. Whether you love the fabulous ’50s, the swinging ’60s or the psychadelic ’70s, you’ll find a pattern to suit your favourite decade. There are dresses, skirts, tops and jackets to choose from, to help you find the perfect style for your vintage look.
The Editor’s Pick, and our favourite of the top 10 vintage clothing patterns, is this classic Dress & Jacket. The sophisticated tea dress looks so elegant with smart section seams and in-seam pockets. The double-breasted, hip-length jacket is the epitomy of vintage style and looks classy when made in bouclé fabrics.
1950s vintage clothing
If you love big skirts, rounded scoop necklines and pretty shirts, you’ll be inspired by 1950s fashion! We love the elegant sleepwear patterns that will make you feel like you’ve been transported back in time.
1960s vintage clothing
Shift dresses are iconic of the ’60s, and there’s a classic pattern with 3 variations to try. For a casual look, team the flared skirt and pretty collared jacket with a simple feminine shirt or blouse.
1970s vintage clothing
Flared trousers and flowing maxi skirts are reminiscent of the ’70s. Make a hippie-style blouse, some dramatic bell-bottomed trousers or a bold striped skirt if you love this era.
Which of these vintage clothing patterns is your favourite? Leave a comment below to share your vintage fashion tips or post a photo of your vintage-style outfit on our Facebook page. If you prefer to use Twitter, tag us in your tweet and use #BurdaVintage. And if you love vintage clothing, don’t forget to check out our full range of vintage paper patterns.