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1940's Swing Dress Sew-along at Casey's Elegant Musing!

Added Jun 23, 2011

by Vivat Veritas

Tokyo, Japan






This is a dress I made for Casey from Elegant Musing‘s 1940′s Swing Dress Sew-Along! I made this back in April, but it took me a few months to return to size and be able to fit in the dress. I’m so happy that the waist fits now:) The dress is great for nursing as well, as I can take out my breasts pretty easily with cross over front. I omitted the sleeves, and gathered the top back panel (where it meets with waist band) in stead of adding darts.

The fabric I used is poly chiffon, and I lined it with lining fabric. It’s so light weight, and I love the result!

Blogged here and here

Material Notes

chiffon, zipper, invisible zipper, thread, interface




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic

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    Aug 2, 2011, 06.10 PMby zumurruda

    Beautiful dress and beautiful baby!!

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    Jun 25, 2011, 08.13 PMby sarahuk4

    gorgeous dress and cute baby. Wish I’d have had a dress this pretty that I could have used while breastfeeding my little boy.

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    Jun 25, 2011, 11.59 AMby Vivat Veritas

    thank you everyone for your comment! :)

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    Jun 24, 2011, 04.18 PMby BeYou TiFul

    Pretty dress and you baby is soooo lovely!

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    Jun 24, 2011, 12.48 PMby lizah

    sweet dress, as always!

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    Jun 24, 2011, 11.31 AMby charlotteauzou

    You look great ! I love the fabric of this dress.

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    Jun 23, 2011, 11.04 PMby mojo elgin

    the dress looks great! and what a beautiful baby!

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    Jun 23, 2011, 03.13 PMby secondbedroom

    I love the neckline on this dress!

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    Jun 23, 2011, 03.07 PMby gfoster

    Love the dress beautiful & practical. You look great & your Baby is beautiful. Can’t believe you have time to sew.

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