Added Feb 29, 2008
This dress was made from a vintage pattern (McCalls 3803) that I found at a thrift store for 25¢. I really love the utilitarian style, so I decided to make it up in a lightweight, striped denim that I bought (and had earmarked for another project, but that’s okay! lol). I changed the collar by following Jenny’s tutorial for making a Peter Pan collar pattern (http://wiksten-made.typepad.com/photos/peter_pan_collar_tutorial/jennygordy_2.html), as I wanted something more “storybookish” than ‘70s. I also redid the pockets (the final pockets were my third “draft”! lol), since I didn’t like the shape and placement of the originals. I really like how it turned out! Definitely a multi-season garment that I can wear through the spring!
lightweight, striped denim
vintage mccalls 3808
The style is cool and sporty beach wear that can be worn anywhere!
Pattern of the Week
This pencil skirt is perfect for everyday wear! We love it in floral.
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Get inspired by printed floral bustier dress with flounce! It is so summery.
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Make yourself a lovely hair band this spring!
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