1940s-inspired Wimbledon Whites

Added Aug 9, 2012

by devviepuu

New York, United...

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Description

i was inspired by vintage tennis fashion, spurred on by the tradition of wearing tennis whites to play at Wimbledon. 1940s Simplicity 1507.

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Material Notes

Fabric: cotton eyelet from paron’s, underlined with cotton organdy from Mood
Pattern: Simplicity 1507 (previously made here)
Year: 1940s
Notions: zipper
Time to Complete: longer than it should have
First Worn: august 8, 2012
Wear Again: yes
Total Price: ~$60

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage
Material
Eyelet

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    Aug 9, 2012, 07.59 PMby katrinahueniken

    This is gorgeous, and bang-on for your inspiration. I love the way the pleated skirt falls!

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    Aug 9, 2012, 02.21 PMby eliseanna

    Oh wow, love the dress and the inspiration behind it.

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    Aug 9, 2012, 01.20 PMby Mary Athey

    its lovely, well done xx

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    Aug 9, 2012, 12.49 PMby vchan38

    very cute and great for summer!

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    Aug 9, 2012, 08.59 AMby Innamc

    Beautifull, this dress makes me smile :-)

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    Aug 9, 2012, 03.19 AMby max

    How cute!

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