Added Sep 28, 2013
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Using McCalls 5529 from the 1940s, I made this shirtwaist dress out of a red cotton/linen blend. The buttons are vintage as well.
I lengthened the bodice about an inch and a half, although I’m wondering if I really should have now.
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