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Mods on the Block

Added Sep 9, 2012

by alekat

Sydney, Australia






I loved this pattern when I saw it and immediately downloaded it. I love the blockiness and mod style

I chose navy and red – mainstays of my mod wardrobe. It only took a few hours and my only regret was that I used plain cotton for the bow not a soft crepe as reccomended. I also added darts at the front and back as I found it to be very sack like and I wanted it to show a little shape

Also a bonus is that if I add a cardigan its still appropriate for work!

see more at my blog Sewing The 60s

Material Notes

Red linen/ navy cotton drill/ white plain weave cotton




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Mod, Preppy
Cotton, Linen

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    Jul 31, 2015, 06.52 PMby uliorda

    What size did you print the pattern in? It says it’s a petite. thanks.

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    Mar 19, 2013, 08.13 PMby calatrava92

    I like yours better!

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    Dec 2, 2012, 09.07 PMby Poplins

    Supernatural. She is very well to you.

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    Sep 18, 2012, 06.36 AMby prettysewinggirl

    Agree with everyone here!! Yours is looking so nice, inspiring =)

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      Sep 25, 2012, 11.46 AMby alekat


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    Sep 9, 2012, 11.01 AMby aggelicat .)

    great combination and baytifully made!! your house looks great also :)

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      Sep 9, 2012, 12.29 PMby alekat

      Thanks! I like my house too =D

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    Sep 9, 2012, 10.26 AMby cathysews

    They are right…yours is better than Burda!! I think its the colour combo…really nice dress.

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    Sep 9, 2012, 10.21 AMby Debbie Allingham

    really cute and much more retro than the Burda version – love it!

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      Sep 9, 2012, 12.30 PMby alekat

      Thanks! yes, the burda version was more modern. i saw this more like 60’s style then resort style

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    Sep 9, 2012, 08.25 AMby Mary Athey

    gorgeous dress!!! i prefer your version to the great.job x

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