Vintage Sewing Patterns

McCall's 1921

McCall's 1921; ©1954; Child's Self-Help Apron. A Ding Dong School Pattern Approved by Miss Frances.

Wrap around "self help apron" (1954), designed so child can dress herself. Ding Dong School, hosted by Miss Frances, was a popular children's television show which aired from 1952-1964. The show had several tie-in products, such as this pattern.

Adult sized version of pattern was released a year later, though not advertised as being connected to the television show. See McCall's 1948

Reissued in 2016 as a "Mother & Daughter" fashion as McCall's 7354.

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