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Just Like Joan Dress

Added Apr 1, 2012

by leahfranqui

Philadelphia, Pe...

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Description

My Mad Men tribute dress is finally done! And it got photographed! Score! I love this dress. It’s a modified Pastille Dress from The Colette Patterns Handbook. I used a fabric I bought at Mood in New York and I must say, I feel very much like Miss. H in this dress!

More on my blog!
http://strugglesewsastraightseam.wordpress.com/2012/03/31/the-medium-is-the-message-dress/

Material Notes

Viscose, Polyester thread, plastic zipper

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage
Material
Rayon

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    Apr 3, 2012, 10.02 PMby flowergirl22

    really pretty , love the colour, and the fact you are wearing a slightly fuller figure, not a stickinsect.. great

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      Apr 4, 2012, 01.33 PMby leahfranqui

      Haha, oh, goodness, I don’t know if I’m wearing it or it’s wearing me, but what can I do, no amount of gym classes completely erases my curves! Thank you, I love this color too.

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    Apr 1, 2012, 06.52 PMby janul

    you look gorgeous!

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      Apr 1, 2012, 11.20 PMby leahfranqui

      Thank you so much!

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    Apr 1, 2012, 06.46 PMby chula123

    colour looks great on you and so does the dress ! Well done !

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    Apr 1, 2012, 05.06 PMby Douli Bee

    The colour is absolutely wonderful and you did a great job! Love it, love it, love it!

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      Apr 1, 2012, 11.20 PMby leahfranqui

      Thank you! I do so love this color.

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    Apr 1, 2012, 09.22 AMby pauline alice

    Your dress is beautiful. I love the colour, very Joan indeed. And the picture in the dinner looks like it comes directly out of the 50’s.

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      Apr 1, 2012, 11.21 PMby leahfranqui

      Hahaha, that’s because it IS from the 50’s , it’s a diner that has been in Philadelphia since the 50’s! Thank you!

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    Apr 1, 2012, 02.58 AMby fabgoddess

    Fabulous! And we must both have Ms. H on the brain, cause I just posted my tribute dress! Love this colour on you!

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      Apr 1, 2012, 11.21 PMby leahfranqui

      Thank you! And I just adore your creation.

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