Added Apr 2, 2013
by Milena Bella
Tel Aviv, Israel
This is the dress I made for the 40’s inspired challenge. I combined a vintage pattern with a self drafted one. Followed strict “make and mend” principles- was very resoursful and used only vintage sewing techniques. Had LOTS of fun. true time travel. I dedicated this dress to my belated grandmother, and actually acidently (or not) posted on her birthday. Read more on the blog – http://thehomeblues.blogspot.co.il/2013/04/sewing-for-victory-40-chalenge-dress.html , I posted lots of detail pic too.
Rayon. 2 meters plus one for the skirt lining.
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