1990s Floral Romper

Added Aug 7, 2014

by missdandy

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So this floral romper is the most comfortable piece of clothing I have ever made. True story! I used McCall’s 6997, copyright 1994. Hard to believe that I was a junior in high school the year this pattern was published!

I remember this particular style of roomy romper / jumper dress being popular during the 1990s, but I somehow missed ever owning one. I cut the size 10 and probably could have gone even smaller, but I actually dig the roominess.

The fabric I used is a floral rayon challis from Wanderlust Fabrics. I’m so delighted with this fabric! It was so easy to work with and the drape is absolutely dreamy! From the very first moment I saw it, I knew that it would be the perfect fabric to use for my retro 1990s romper. In fact, it’s described by Wanderlust Fabrics as “90s Inspired.”

This romper was super-easy to put together. Between the cost of the fabric, pattern (found at a Habitat for Humanity ReStore for only .25 cents!) and covered buttons, it only set me back about $20.00….SCORE!

For more photos and a more detailed write-up, please visit my BLOG: http://missdandy77.blogspot.com/

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Jumpsuit
Style
Vintage, Grunge
Material
Rayon

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    Aug 17, 2014, 12.35 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

    This is awesome! I have wanted to make a dress like this for a while….but then your’s are shorts! even better! Love rayon fabric, so beautiful and comfortable

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