- 1950's Dress, 1960'ish Fabric -

Added Nov 28, 2008

by catfish101

Norwich, United ...

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Description

Butterick Retro ‘52 Fast & Easy pattern B4790. This dress was really easy to make but took a long time due to the vast amount of fabric, it’s basically a double sided apron, you do the front up with a button at the back, and then wrap the back around to your front and fasten with snaps, if that makes sense. Only alteration I made was making the skirt about 20cm shorter.

Material Notes

Thick cotton, very bright 60’s ish pattern was quite worried when I laid all 4.5 meters out on the floor, it made my eyes hurt.

Difficulty

Novice

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Butterick

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    Mar 1, 2010, 02.05 PMby cd909

    I have this pattern but have never thought of shortening the skirt – it looks amazing!

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    Jan 6, 2010, 03.31 AMby pomka

    Suuuuuper cute!

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    Dec 2, 2008, 10.42 AMby baobab

    This is adorable, I love the fabric!!! Where did you buy it? And the pattern matches perfectly!

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    Nov 30, 2008, 11.09 PMby auntchelle

    I’ve enjoyed all the versions of this pattern that have been shown here but I especially like how you shortened yours. Together with the fabric it makes the whole thing a lot more modern.

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    Nov 29, 2008, 02.02 AMby milkyway

    oh my Gosh! I adore your dress!! so lovely!

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    Nov 28, 2008, 02.26 PMby mjb14

    I love the style of this dress. Its gorgeous on you.

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    Nov 28, 2008, 02.07 PMby emsalot

    love it! this pattern is so nice!

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    Nov 28, 2008, 11.34 AMby cosmoblue

    Adorable!

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    Nov 28, 2008, 09.56 AMby bugsymalone1102

    Cuuuutee!

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    Nov 28, 2008, 07.49 AMby victors

    so cute, love your fabric ;)

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    Nov 28, 2008, 07.46 AMby erdronen

    cute cute cute!

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    Nov 28, 2008, 06.16 AMby justmica

    Fun!! Very lovely dress!!

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    Nov 28, 2008, 05.31 AMby emlj

    i LOVE it!

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    Nov 28, 2008, 05.03 AMby polychromatin

    Too cool! I love fabric and pattern, great dress!

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    Nov 28, 2008, 05.02 AMby ailuja

    awww that the sweetest ting!

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    Nov 28, 2008, 04.52 AMby sugartime

    So cute! Like a circus princess.

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