When my sister came over on Christmas Eve day, she showed me this great magazine she had gotten recently "McCall's Christmas Make-It Book", from 1958. It contained the three delightful pages (among many others!) that you see below inside:
Besides loving the picture of the 8 inch vintage Betsy dolls in their handmade clothing, I knew that something looked familiar, and I went into my drawer and found this page from McCalls Magazine December 1958 issue:
...which I had only because it happened to be on the reverse side of this page from my stash of Betsy McCall pages that I often display with my decorations for various holidays:
And then, the next day, guess what I got for Christmas from my other sister?? This original Betsy pattern!
How cool is that?