With fabulous feminine appeal, this 1950s-style dress from BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern is tailor-made for endless variations. Transform the neckline into a sweetheart or boatneck style, lengthen or shorten the hemline, or create your own personal range of separates. Add a petticoat for a true fifties look, and consider gingham, taffeta, or cotton sateen as your fabric of choice.
Silk shantung, silk taffeta, cotton sateen
2 yards (1.8m) main fabric, 55" (139.5cm) wide
Lightweight fusible interfacing
12" (30.5cm) invisible zipper
This pattern doesn't include seam allowance
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