It's all about polka dots...

Added Oct 31, 2009

by frkbustad

Bergen, Norway

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Description

Oh yes, I’ve fallen for rockabilly 50s fashion… All I can think of now is sweet little dresses with cupcakes, polka dots, cherries…

Material Notes

Fabric from A-one fabrics in London.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Feb 2, 2011, 09.08 AMby baka-pepica

    I love it! Black white dots! <3

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    Jan 30, 2010, 09.44 AMby oddoneout

    I brought black and white polka dot fabric this morning and am debating what to do with it. This is divine!!

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      Jan 30, 2010, 05.47 PMby frkbustad

      Thanks!!! Feel free to be inspired… It is simply a shirt-dress without sleeves. I should have published more pictures, but you can see a picture with more details of the top at www.frkbustad.blogspot.com :)

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      Feb 3, 2010, 12.21 AMby oddoneout

      Thanks for the link, its so adorable! I think I might use some of my fabric for something like this. LOVE it :)

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    Jan 10, 2010, 07.19 PMby Close My Account Please

    Super sweet dress, love it!

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    Dec 6, 2009, 05.20 AMby vintagesweet

    Very 50’s. Loving the poka dots.

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    Nov 6, 2009, 09.27 PMby jd98

    it’s all in the title! cute dress. cant wait to see the next one

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    Nov 1, 2009, 05.51 AMby arete999

    It is soooo cute!!! :-)

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    Oct 31, 2009, 11.50 PMby katensew

    I adore 40’s and 50’s fashion. Was this a commercial pattern that you used ? Or an old pattern ?

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      Nov 1, 2009, 02.57 PMby frkbustad

      I based the dress on Burda 9/2006 (no. 107), but I modified it from being a shirt-dress to this one. I’ve been looking for vintage patterns as well, but they’re often expensive and not my size… I will try out some I’ve bought though, and see how it goes.

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    Oct 31, 2009, 10.46 PMby ichigogirl

    It’s gorgeous! And I agree, the 50’s produced some great fashion, I love the femininity of it all. I love the way you styled it too!

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