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My big collar 50's dress

Added Jun 1, 2012

by klassykate

Phoenix, Arizona...






I love 50’s dresses. Maybe it’s a little overdone these days but I still love them. For this dress I combined a basic dress pattern with a vintage 50’s pattern and drafted my own circle skirt piece. I found this fabric for an awesome price at Walmart. I added some boning in the side seams for a smoother look. I decided to have some of my senior pictures taken in it!




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Classic, Mod, Vintage

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    Jul 14, 2012, 10.23 AMby ialdrey

    I do love that dress!! congratulations!

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    Jun 14, 2012, 12.25 PMby tirrs

    great job!

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    Jun 7, 2012, 05.21 AMby buddingnaturalist

    That is a big collar! What patterns did you use?

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    Jun 4, 2012, 05.18 AMby Isabel Alexander

    I’ve been wanting to make a coat with such a collar ever since my mum pointed it out Mary Tyler Moore wearing it on the Dick van Dyke show. This one is real cute. And so are the shoes, lol.

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    Jun 2, 2012, 12.47 AMby daysofcolor

    Big collars and double breasted styling gets me every time. Gorgeous design!

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    Jun 1, 2012, 07.05 PMby LadyDanburry

    oh girl! It’s so perfect.

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    Jun 1, 2012, 04.03 PMby Angela Kane

    A beautiful dress and the collar sits perfectly which can be difficult.

    Great pictures.

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    Jun 1, 2012, 11.40 AMby groovymama

    Really beautiful. You’ve done a wonderful job on this.

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    Jun 1, 2012, 11.23 AMby laikadoll

    Looks pretty authentic to me! :D

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    Jun 1, 2012, 10.46 AMby pamchar

    I love the design and it fits you perfectly!

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    Jun 1, 2012, 10.34 AMby libra-s

    I love the oversized colar, 3/4 sleeves,… and everything about your jacket! Fabulous!!

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    Jun 1, 2012, 06.21 AMby laracrj

    Wow this is beautiful, it looks so professional and fits perfectly!

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    Jun 1, 2012, 06.20 AMby Käsekosmonautin

    I never thought that a big collar could look so great. You showed me the way. Super sweet dress !!!

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