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Horrockses-esque Pink Chevron Dress

Added May 7, 2012

by CationDesigns

Los Angeles, Cal...






I fell in love with the chevron-ed bodice on Vintage Vogue 8789 when it first came out. These floral-striped thrift store sheets were the perfect match to make a Horrockses-esque frock! I added horsehair braid and a crinoline underneath to get the full-skirted retro look. Perfect for a summer afternoon wedding!

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Material Notes

two 100% cotton, very crisp twin fitted sheets, 14" zipper, seam binding, horsehair braid




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    May 9, 2012, 07.55 PMby firsttimerstitcher

    Stunning, you are very talented!

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    May 9, 2012, 09.17 AMby arriadney

    its a very pretty dress ime amazed you made it from curtains ime definitely going to look for curtains from charity shops now

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    May 8, 2012, 06.54 AMby Miriamsyr

    What a beautiful dress!

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    May 8, 2012, 02.05 AMby EdelweissPatterns

    Lovely! The floral print is so charming.

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    May 7, 2012, 10.19 PMby Adriana Orozco

    Really pretty!!! it show us how just from a simple pattern, a bit of though….and…magic!!! end result: a lovely design dress!!!

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    May 7, 2012, 10.04 PMby chillwear

    So pretty, I have this pattern. Great fabric choice!

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    May 7, 2012, 09.42 PMby skeeler

    This is fantastic! Love the chevron at the bodice.

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    May 7, 2012, 08.54 PMby brisehuus

    Very very beautifu

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    May 7, 2012, 06.30 PMby LiverpoolFi

    Me too!

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    May 7, 2012, 06.18 PMby mokosha

    i am in love with your dress..

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