My big collar 50's dress

Added Jun 1, 2012

by klassykate

Phoenix, Arizona...

Mephoto_thumb

Views

721

Img_5057_large

Description

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!

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Mod, Vintage
Material
Blends

13 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • Missing

    Jul 14, 2012, 10.23 AMby ialdrey

    I do love that dress!! congratulations!

  • 123_large

    Jun 14, 2012, 12.25 PMby tirrs

    great job!

  • Img_0258_large

    Jun 7, 2012, 05.21 AMby buddingnaturalist

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

  • Uv_paint_large

    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.

  • Burdastyleprofile_large

    Jun 2, 2012, 12.47 AMby daysofcolor

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

  • Lady_large

    Jun 1, 2012, 07.05 PMby LadyDanburry

    oh girl! It’s so perfect.

  • Ak-logo_grey_large

    Jun 1, 2012, 04.03 PMby Angela Kane

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

    Great pictures.

  • Blogkusinekjolegr_nactionportr_tt_large

    Jun 1, 2012, 11.40 AMby groovymama

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

  • 88a87728fbd0beae2dd8ccfbd88df2de_5291067_large

    Jun 1, 2012, 11.23 AMby laikadoll

    Looks pretty authentic to me! :D

  • Dsc00015_large

    Jun 1, 2012, 10.46 AMby pamchar

    I love the design and it fits you perfectly!

  • Avatar5_large

    Jun 1, 2012, 10.34 AMby libra-s

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

  • Dsc00293_large

    Jun 1, 2012, 06.21 AMby laracrj

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

  • 211235_large

    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 !!!

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 48 people added it

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/my-big-collar-50s-dress