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frankenstein dress

Added Sep 19, 2010

by gillthecat

Perth, Australia

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Description

i stuffed this up so bad i made it from 1958 pattern, to say it didnt fit is an understatement, armholes to small to big all over bust darts god knows where,, it was almost in the bin but i loved the fabric, so i took it to our burda sewing club meet and the wizard of all things cloth sandra, ripped off every seam re cut it darted it cut ne armholes so i took it home made new facings put in zip hemmed it and now i have a nice dress i love thanks sandra,, burda sewing club perth you rock !!!

Material Notes

cool 60s fabric, 3 dollars

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Business
Material
Blends

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    Oct 14, 2010, 12.11 AMby gdac

    Looks great…. and I want it! Need a new frock I think.

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    Sep 21, 2010, 06.48 PMby magdamagda

    I looove the print, perfect for a geometric classic-line dress!

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    Sep 20, 2010, 05.04 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    Nice to see the final result, I love that fabric :)

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    Sep 19, 2010, 02.18 PMby sarahscustard

    Nice work Gill – it looks fab!

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    Sep 19, 2010, 10.25 AMby freakusbzzz

    very cool fabric. Do a practice run first! I am doing that with everything now.

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      Sep 19, 2010, 10.40 AMby gillthecat

      YEAH I AGREE AND I USUALLY DO, BUT AS FABRIC COST 3 DOLLARS I GUESS IT SORT OF WAS, I THINK VINTAGE PATTERNS SHOULD BE APPROACHED WITH A SMIDGE OF CAUTION,!!!

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    Sep 19, 2010, 08.40 AMby irmchen

    Beautiful! :-) The fabric sweets you so well! I wish there would be such a sewing club near by where I live.

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      Sep 19, 2010, 10.40 AMby gillthecat

      hey thanks, we are luck our club is great

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