Little Bitty Pretty One

Added Oct 5, 2013

by Anne Wagenha...

Warwickshire, Un...

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Description

The pattern is Simplicity 2971 from 1959. The fabric used is a red & off white polka dot cotton with the contrasting colourway for the large protrait collar. The seams are all stitched & pinked, the hem is taped with an off-white seam tape & hand stitched into place. I used an invisible zip, about 7cm longer than the one they suggest to make it easier to get on & off.

Daughter No2 really loves this dress, & this one is not for sale! She gets to keep it. For more photos & information, visit Vintage Belle

Material Notes

Cotton

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

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

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    Jan 29, 2014, 10.17 AMby SassyT

    Featured on Sassy Sewing Bees https://facebook.com/sassysewingbees

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    Oct 6, 2013, 03.53 AMby freakusbzzz

    Your daughter is so stunning and naturally beautiful. Dress too.

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    Oct 5, 2013, 08.23 PMby integerclub

    This is beautiful, she looks really happy in it too!

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      Oct 5, 2013, 09.53 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

      thank you, she really does love this dress!

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    Oct 5, 2013, 07.25 PMby SassyT

    This is absolutely fabulous. I would scream the house down if you tried to sell this on me. https://www.facebook.com/SassySewingBees

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      Oct 5, 2013, 09.52 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

      lol!! There is another colourway of this for sale on my etsy shop! I am beginning to wish though, that it had been navy & white, rather than white & navy!

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    Oct 5, 2013, 06.43 PMby cris orange

    simply wonderful!

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    Oct 5, 2013, 03.31 PMby liliv-1

    Class!!

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    Oct 5, 2013, 03.31 PMby liliv-1

    Class!!

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    Oct 5, 2013, 03.25 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    Perfection needs no addtion. You’ve got the taste!!!

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    Oct 5, 2013, 02.43 PMby celestechen6

    I was thinking of making the Butterick Pattern 5747, which is similar to your dress here. Great idea on the contrasting collar! It inspires me.

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      Oct 5, 2013, 03.18 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

      That’s a great little pattern too, with all the advantages of being re-printed with multi-sizes! Looking forward to seeing your dress.

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    Oct 5, 2013, 01.46 PMby Mary Athey

    The dress is just beautiful, i love the shape the fabric and the collar. Fabulous x
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    Oct 5, 2013, 11.31 AMby Deanna31

    It suits her really well, she looks great in it!

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