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1950 Dress

Added Jun 25, 2011

by tinybows

Philadelphia, Pe...

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I made this dress using the Vogue Vintage Model pattern #1171, from 1950. I made it with vintage shantung fabrics and buttons I found at a local charity shop.

I made a few alterations to the pattern, including trimming down the collar and hemline. I think it’s really kind of cute!

More on my blog

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer, Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual, Classic, Vintage
Material
Silk

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    Jun 26, 2011, 04.34 PMby turtlegirl00

    love it and great photos! great job!

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    Jun 26, 2011, 10.14 AMby Irina Schwab

    You look really sweet and genuinely 50s. You probbaly had another life in teh 50s. Can I just ask, the left side of the square corner collar, does not look square, is it supposed to be like that?? O f course, I love the rest! When did you get the time to make 3 gorgeous dresses over 3 days?

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      Jun 26, 2011, 03.06 PMby tinybows

      Thank you so much! That’s pretty much how I dress every day. I’ve always thought maybe I had another life in the 40s or 50s. Haha. I think the collar bended during the photo shoot, but it definitely is square like the rest! I’ve been staying up late plenty of nights, for sure!

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    Jun 26, 2011, 06.32 AMby janene

    This is so absolutely adorable. Very fitting with the anchor tattoo! I anticipate you getting a lot of attention in that dress!

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    Jun 25, 2011, 11.48 PMby silvermink

    Love it! And the hair pice make it complete!

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    Jun 25, 2011, 11.25 PMby Rosy1964

    Love the collar! You really look like 1950s fashion, hair and makeup is amazing!

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    Jun 25, 2011, 10.00 PMby bjr99

    Wow, a total look including hair and makeup! Nice work.

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    Jun 25, 2011, 09.45 PMby leahfranqui

    Really nice, love the collar!

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