never thought i'd wear polka-dots

Added May 12, 2010

by omatic

Portland, Oregon...

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Description

but i found this vintage polka-dot fabric at the bins and decided to try out a dress version of alexander pattern. I used great grandma’s vintage red buttons and made a red cotton sash to match. going to wear it to a dinner party tonight. I feel like minnie mouse.

Material Notes

vintage fabric from the bins, vintage buttons from the great-grandma collection, tomato cotton from cool cottons

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage
Material
Blends

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    May 27, 2011, 02.08 AMby secondbedroom

    Your cat cape drew me in, but this dress is what I really love! Very cute!

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    Jul 31, 2010, 03.03 AMby 6kidsathome

    you look fabulous in the dress and it looks like it is a comfortable to wear

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    Jun 28, 2010, 10.02 PMby momof11

    SO, did you just lengthen the peplum to skirt length? It turned out very cute!

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    May 15, 2010, 06.14 PMby holasoylulu

    looks great!!

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    May 14, 2010, 08.51 AMby kiwistitcher

    looks great!!

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    May 13, 2010, 05.39 AMby Geeky Seamstress

    <3 red and black combo, <3 making dresses from things which were not dresses initially, well done :-)

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    May 13, 2010, 02.35 AMby pink-cornelia

    you look so pretty in polka dots, i want that dress, fantastic!

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    May 12, 2010, 11.42 PMby Jodi Wade

    Such a cute dress! I love polka dots.

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