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ooobop! vintage sheet dress

Added Jul 25, 2011

by janene

London, United K...

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Description

I made this over 4 days, sneaking an hour or so out of each day! I found this old sheet years ago in an Oxfam shop. The bodice is from Burda’s tank dress, issue 2/2011. More details on “my blog”: http://ooobop.com/2011/07/25/ooobop-vintage-sheet-dress/

Material Notes

a vintage sheet, poly cotton lining and an invisible zip

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Aug 31, 2011, 10.53 AMby Rosy1964

    Ohhh! So sweet!!! Love it, good job!

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    Jul 27, 2011, 06.28 PMby BeYou TiFul

    Love IT! The dress suits you perfectly, very well done!

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      Jul 28, 2011, 07.35 AMby janene

      Thank you :-)

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    Jul 26, 2011, 01.20 PMby rshelly13

    Yes, excellent job. This inspires me to do something with this pattern as well.

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      Jul 26, 2011, 07.45 PMby janene

      Thank you. It really is a great fitting bodice.

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    Jul 26, 2011, 06.58 AMby sewtake2

    Really lovely dress-the vintage sheet fabric is perfect. I’m inspired to check out charity shops in my lunch break today now!

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      Jul 26, 2011, 07.44 PMby janene

      Thank you. Oh do check them out… really. I regularly pop in to charity shops at lunch times. I’m due to post a blog about my recent finds. It should be encouraged!

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    Jul 26, 2011, 05.19 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    dear janene! you are amazing me again and again: with an old piece of material you have done such a great dress. it fits you perfectly and looks both: elegant and stylish! congrats to you!!

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      Jul 26, 2011, 06.17 AMby janene

      Aw thank you Ralf. You always say the nicest things! I am so flattered by your comments x

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    Jul 26, 2011, 01.53 AMby S. White

    Love the combination of the fabric and the design. Looks great!

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      Jul 26, 2011, 06.16 AMby janene

      Thank you :-)

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    Jul 26, 2011, 01.22 AMby iroiro

    Perfect fit and lovely fabric! Love this style so much .

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      Jul 26, 2011, 06.15 AMby janene

      Thank you Sophie. Very flattered that you like it! :-)

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    Jul 26, 2011, 12.37 AMby Irina Schwab

    Superb! Love the shape of the dress, it’s a classic!

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      Jul 26, 2011, 06.14 AMby janene

      Thank you Irina

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    Jul 25, 2011, 11.00 PMby becca127

    Its lovely, it has inspired me to try something similar!

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      Jul 26, 2011, 06.14 AMby janene

      Thank you becca. Its a great pattern to work with. The all in one facing/lining takes a bit of practice but I think I will be trying some more too!

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    Jul 25, 2011, 09.37 PMby vasgarcia

    This is darling!

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    Jul 25, 2011, 08.50 PMby kihli

    Very nice! With this special print on the fabric, the dress looks quite vintage itself!

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      Jul 25, 2011, 08.58 PMby janene

      Thank you kihli.

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