1940s Library Dress

Added Aug 16, 2013

by papermothbal...

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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Description

1940s Day Dress made from vintage cotton fabric. This was the first dress I ever made. I had really never sewn before and decided to tackle this dress using an original vintage 1940s Pattern. I made this dress maybe a year and 4 months ago.

More about this dress and other projects here:
http://papermothballvintage.blogspot.com/

Material Notes

Vintage Cotton, Vintage Pattern

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bohemian, Casual, Goth/Gothic Lolita, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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  • Charlie-deeshadows1_large

    Aug 17, 2013, 03.42 AMby smallone

    you go girl, in at the deep end! Lovely lovely result!

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      Aug 17, 2013, 08.19 PMby papermothballvintage

      Thank you :), I made two left sides the first time on accident lol

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    Aug 17, 2013, 03.08 AMby nadia r

    it looks lovely x

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    Aug 17, 2013, 12.15 AMby JelenaS

    Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!

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    Aug 16, 2013, 09.28 PMby byVA

    So beautiful….

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    Aug 16, 2013, 05.24 PMby BlancheOfArts

    Love the dress and the photos! <3

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    Aug 16, 2013, 05.15 PMby WillowWickedRad

    You had never sewn before? Wow! You figured it out fast! Looks beautiful.

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      Aug 16, 2013, 10.21 PMby papermothballvintage

      Thank you, I realize how much I learn after every project! It’s one thing I love about sewing.

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