Kinda retro...

Added Apr 20, 2009

by anajan

Belgrade, Serbia

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Description

Patrones No. 269, #36 (Lasserre) pattern.

I altered the dress – narrowed down the bodice in the waist area and added back darts. Also, I cropped the bodice a bit, due to my short torso. I altered the skirt part – the original pattern has 4 waist pleats on front and 4 on the back side. I made one big pleat on each side, I thought it looked better on me that way.

The dress is fully lined.

I used very cheap cotton, it cost me approx. 5 euros!

Material Notes

Fashion fabric: cotton with print

Lining, belt and collar: thin white cotton

Interfacing

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Dec 6, 2009, 02.45 AMby scheryka

    Wow. How did I miss this one. Lovely.

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    Nov 28, 2009, 11.25 PMby manuela

    Great dress! I love the print and the combination with the white collar and “belt”!

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    Jun 10, 2009, 04.51 PMby emjstone

    This dress is so pretty — I loooove the collar! :)

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    Jun 9, 2009, 12.53 PMby olyaboieru

    What a lovely dress! You are a lady here… :) Very elegant and it suits you amazingly well!

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    Apr 21, 2009, 02.55 AMby hajnika

    Oh,AnaJan,this dress is gorgeous! I also like that nice collar.

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    Apr 20, 2009, 10.30 PMby amandamargaret

    very nice job. perfect for the nice weather! so pretty!

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    Apr 20, 2009, 01.53 PMby victors

    lovely dress, fabric is amazing. Whole thing is very flattering ;)

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    Apr 20, 2009, 01.21 PMby flash1

    That is just beautiful; the shape really suits you. And I love that you made the whole outfit for so cheap! Hopefully I will one day be able to take advantage of inexpensive fabrics with such success!

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    Apr 20, 2009, 12.55 PMby susisonne

    You are looking beautiful in your new dress! Great fabric combination!

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