a 'Vintage Dress'

Added Dec 15, 2012

by Ruffles Gazebo

Adelaide, Australia

3864138084_1fb5db6c00_thumb

Views

2496

P1060004_large

Description

Burdastyles Vintage Dress pattern which i made up in a poly crepe for a wedding.
Fully lined with silk, and my own skirt block was used for the buttom to avoid having to make too many fitting adjustments.

I also made a little head piece to match :)

For more ramblings and pictures about this dress, please wonde over to my blog here

Material Notes

poly crepe
silk lining
invisible zipper
velvet ribbon

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Evening Wear, Vintage
Material
Polyester, Silk

8 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • Img_6207_large

    Dec 17, 2012, 08.02 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    Really lovely. When I first saw the pattern in the mag I thought it was really fussy with the bows and drape and all, but you’ve made it look very good!

    1 Reply
    • 3864138084_1fb5db6c00_large

      Dec 19, 2012, 08.22 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

      maybe the velvet ribbon is a bit thick….but i can take that off! i love the drape :)

  • Pic_1_large

    Dec 16, 2012, 11.21 PMby MissCorsetLizz

    Gorgeous dress!!! Great Work!!! :-D

  • Me_av_large

    Dec 16, 2012, 08.07 PMby freakusbzzz

    Love it ruffles.

    1 Reply
  • Dscn0540_large

    Dec 16, 2012, 03.49 PMby Karen Thoonen

    You look like a goddess in this dress!

    1 Reply
    • 3864138084_1fb5db6c00_large

      Dec 19, 2012, 08.21 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

      :o what an awfully lovely compliment! thank you or your kind word __

  • Dscf3003_large

    Dec 16, 2012, 09.37 AMby auroras-y-sirenas

    It’s indeed a great retro pattern. Your version is beautiful and so romantic! I like the old rose color you chose.

    1 Reply
    • 3864138084_1fb5db6c00_large

      Dec 16, 2012, 01.45 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

      I actually made up a toile in a normal coloured purple and liked that so much better on my kin tone. i still havent figured out yet which colours look best on me haha oops! thanks for ur kind words :)

  • 6_large

    Dec 15, 2012, 11.46 PMby infinite-plus-one

    Looks great, i must try this pattern out (:

    1 Reply
  • Sc20140213-172446-1_large

    Dec 15, 2012, 06.27 PMby Mary Athey

    You made a good job of this pattern and its

    Lovely on you x
  • Img_0322_2_large

    Dec 15, 2012, 01.59 PMby dokucug

    Lovely!

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 10 people added it

This project is based on

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/a-vintage-dress