Blue Chambray 40s Shirtwaist Dress

Added Apr 1, 2013

by aur0ra

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Description

I made this dress for the Sew for Victory sew along challenge, hosted by Rochelle from Lucky Lucille.

I used a vintage pattern from the 1940s, Simplicity 4036. I had to make a lot of alterations to the pattern (it was two sizes too big and I always have a lot of fit issues anyway), but I’d say it was worth it.

The fabric is a vintage chambray that I picked up at a thrift store a while back for about $2. I made the buttons and the belt, using material I had left over from a previous reconstruction. It has little red cherries with navy and light blue stems and leaves.

Read more about it here.

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Apr 8, 2013, 09.17 PMby claudinka

    Soooooo nice!

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    Apr 2, 2013, 02.47 PMby aur0ra

    Thank you all, so much! I’m quite happy with it. :)

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    Apr 1, 2013, 11.19 PMby littleash

    Your dress is adorable! I particularly love the matching buttons and belt. Great job.

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    Apr 1, 2013, 09.37 PMby Ruth Meiland

    Love youre dress Great Job!

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    Apr 1, 2013, 08.54 PMby Käsekosmonautin

    Very cute!

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    Apr 1, 2013, 07.20 PMby pampula

    Lovely dress, it looks great in chambray!

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    Apr 1, 2013, 06.53 PMby Sara Álvarez

    This is too cute. Nice job!

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