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1940's Red Floral Dress

Added Jan 4, 2012

by sherrys

Auckland, New Ze...

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Description

I made this dress from a vintage 1940’s pattern, and I think it is a really lovely pattern!
I have more images and close up details to check out on my blog

Material Notes

100% viscose

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Vintage
Material
Rayon

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    Jan 5, 2012, 03.57 PMby loulourosa

    Lovely dress, the red looks good on you! The fit is also great.

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    Jan 5, 2012, 01.19 AMby poppykettle

    It looks lovely!

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    Jan 4, 2012, 09.53 PMby step-van-b

    Wow, this is amazing.

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    Jan 4, 2012, 09.42 PMby kathryn parry

    I love the colour of your dress. :)

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    Jan 4, 2012, 08.14 PMby sewtake2

    your dress is beautiful

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    Jan 4, 2012, 05.46 PMby peglegparadiddle

    i am in love with this dress!

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    Jan 4, 2012, 04.36 PMby futurette

    It’s perfect! Don’t know if the piping was your addition or part of the original design but it’s the perfect detail.

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    Jan 4, 2012, 01.10 PMby tirrs

    amazing!

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    Jan 4, 2012, 11.48 AMby Couture Academic

    So wonderful – you did a really good job with the piping too. So fab.

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    Jan 4, 2012, 09.06 AMby JuliaBobbin

    Beautiful! Awesome fabric choice!

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    Jan 4, 2012, 06.37 AMby AGoodWardrobe

    The lines in this are so pleasing – I just adore 40’s gathering.

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    Jan 4, 2012, 05.52 AMby elisana

    ohhhhh – lovely!

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    Jan 4, 2012, 05.45 AMby jacquipardue

    wow, this is gorgeous!! I’m drawn to the style of the 40’s, but I don’t know if I could pull a 40’s dress off. But you inspire me to try, this dress is so fabulous!

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