Autumn Joy!

Added Oct 17, 2012

by aluckmann

Minneapolis, Uni...

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Description

1960’s shirtwaist dress with an oversized collar. I’ve had this pattern in my stash for a while, and when I found the fun border print cotton lawn I knew I had a match. Then upon finding the green leather belt I had an outfit.

This is quite possibly my favorite thing that I have sewed thus far.

You can find more on my blog.

Material Notes

Cotton lawn border print, silk organza used for interfacing

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Oct 28, 2012, 06.48 PMby in-stockholm

    Lovely dress and that belt makes the styling perfect!

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      Oct 29, 2012, 02.37 AMby aluckmann

      I’m glad you liked that touch! I should learn to accessorize more because it really does make a difference.

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    Oct 24, 2012, 09.22 AMby haela

    I love this (especially the collar). I need to make more dresses! :p

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      Oct 24, 2012, 08.32 PMby aluckmann

      Oh thatnk you Haela! I’m usually inspired to sew more dresses when I see other people’s finished projects too.

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    Oct 21, 2012, 02.59 PMby frkbustad

    WOW! This is a stunner!

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      Oct 22, 2012, 01.06 AMby aluckmann

      Thank you, that means a lot!

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    Oct 21, 2012, 06.29 AMby Inga 888

    Perfect combination of fabric and pattern. You look very nice in it :)

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      Oct 22, 2012, 01.05 AMby aluckmann

      Thanks Inga for your sweet compliment :)

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    Oct 19, 2012, 06.46 AMby jessdunstan

    This is beautiful! What pattern did you use?

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      Oct 20, 2012, 01.55 AMby aluckmann

      Thank you! The pattern I used was SImplicity 3068. It is a vintage pattern that I picked up from a garage sale, so it is no longer in production. If you are having trouble finding it, Butterick has a reproduction pattern that has a similar collar and full skirt. That one is B5747.

      p://butterick.mccall.com/b5747-products-22645.php?page_id=147

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    Oct 19, 2012, 12.51 AMby Irene Jones - Arias

    This is soooo pretty!!! And you look beautiful in it!

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      Oct 20, 2012, 01.52 AMby aluckmann

      So sweet of you. Thanks!

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    Oct 18, 2012, 08.45 AMby Ivanamania

    B E A U T I F U L ! ! ! Perfect combo!

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      Oct 18, 2012, 01.21 PMby aluckmann

      Thanks, your comment makes me feel beautiful!

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    Oct 18, 2012, 08.04 AMby taketina

    It looks beautiful! The fabric is … wow!

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      Oct 18, 2012, 01.20 PMby aluckmann

      Thank you. It was so fun to see this come together because I really wasn’t sure about the fabric until I brought it home and it with the pattern – it just fit.

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    Oct 17, 2012, 11.15 PMby bethmaryharley

    Wow! I love your style! I completely understand why this is your favorite thing – it’s beautiful!

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      Oct 18, 2012, 01.25 AMby aluckmann

      Awe, that is so kind of you! Thank you :)

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    Oct 17, 2012, 10.11 PMby Mary Athey

    Beautiful dress!! the fabrics fab and i think it looks wonderful on you x

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      Oct 17, 2012, 10.25 PMby aluckmann

      Mary, you are so generous with your compliments. Thank you!

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      Oct 18, 2012, 05.14 AMby Mary Athey

      Its true!! if somethings lovely i say it is and your dress is x

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