Added Jan 24, 2012
I made this pattern from a vintage dress that I picked up at a thrift store several years back. I made a few alterations to the original gunny sack dress by shorting the dress and elongating the torso a bit. The fabric I used in dress shown is a cotton twill with a starry night print. For an experienced stitcher this dress can be made from start to finish in about two hours with about 1 3/4 yards of your favorite cotton fabric. Would be amazing in a vintage tiki or Hawaiian print. My favorite dress to quickly slip on in the morning for a casual chic look. Yes I wore this today because in south Florida in may be winter but it s a comfortable 74 degrees here!
Woven materials, cotton prints, or for a more dressed up look try something with a little body like a jacquard. An 8 inch zipper required, 1 hook and eye, 2 buttons.
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