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another retro project....

Added Oct 8, 2012

by chula123

Great Yarmouth, ...






once again I tried my hand on an old pattern, this time from 1963. Didn’t stick 100% to the original, just used a stripe of the skirt material for sleeves and neck.

Material Notes

suede, wool, zipper, interfacing




Spring, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Leather/Fur, Wool

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    Oct 8, 2012, 04.57 PMby step-van-b

    Your dress is lovely and you look great in it. Great job.

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      Oct 9, 2012, 08.50 AMby chula123

      thank you very much !!

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    Oct 8, 2012, 04.50 PMby Mary Athey

    Now this is gorgeous and i love the fabric !! where did you come across a german mag?? i .ve got polish ones from my friend!! a lot if google translate and head scratching later i traced some fab dresses etc lol. i love this on you x

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      Oct 9, 2012, 08.50 AMby chula123

      thank you very much Mary! Just browsing the internet one day I came across Kostümkram and Dawanda and went mad. Ordered 4 magazines at once and was really amazed when they arrived. They were in very good condition and some of the clothes pictured are just sooo stylish that I wish I could make them all, despite all the headscratching. Don’t know about your polish ones, but the german mags aren’t very forthcoming with their explanations. I guess women then were more accomplished seamstresses then and knew what to do, unlike me :-(( Nethertheless, I love these old patterns, so expect to see more :-)) xx

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