Papunya Possum Pattern Print Dress

Added Apr 1, 2013

by ronnielee

Sydney, Australia

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Description

My creation for Sew for Victory
Dress and bolero made from Simplicity 1578 (1945)
Pattern is classed as easy but I did have a few problems with my fabric. Suffice to say, thank f… I have finally finished it!!
V for Victory indeed!
Fabric looks like Aboriginal Dot Painting. Papunya is an area in Alice Springs (AU) Aboriginal people paint their Dreamings onto canvas, most famous artist is Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri.

Material Notes

Vintage fabric 1 !/2 mtrs
1/2 mtr – linen
45cm invisible zip
self made button

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Apr 1, 2013, 04.31 PMby sleepy-dumpling

    Lovely outfit. Love the dress fabric :)

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    Apr 1, 2013, 03.26 PMby aur0ra

    I love it! Great choice of fabric.

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    Apr 1, 2013, 12.20 PMby step-van-b

    Great job! Lovely pattern.

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    Apr 1, 2013, 11.21 AMby perilsp

    Your fabric makes this outfit terrific, and the colors suit you very well. Great job!

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