Pretty Feminine

Added May 22, 2012

by aluckmann

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Description

I made this dress as part of my Spring Palette Challenge. The pattern in a vintage 1960’s Simplicity that I found at a charity shop for $0.50. This is my first time using a pattern that is drastically smaller than me, so it took some time and a few muslins to get a fit that I liked, but the end result is something that I am really happy with. My favorite part about the dress is the bright floral print of the fabric – it just makes me happy. For more, stop by my blog

Material Notes

Cotton sateen outer, cotton voile lining, zipper. Optional ribbon belt.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

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

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    May 26, 2012, 09.13 PMby Hugs-and-Kisses

    gorgeous! and I love the fabric – it’s so bold and pretty xXx

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      May 30, 2012, 02.50 PMby aluckmann

      Thanks Hugs-and-Kisses! I usually shy away from a bold print like this, but I am loving wearing this.

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    May 23, 2012, 11.44 AMby flowergirl22

    i love the design , never know what you might find when you do an old design,, looks fab

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      May 23, 2012, 01.33 PMby aluckmann

      Thanks flowergirl22. I’ve been having fun with some older patterns, many of them work well in today’s world.

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    May 23, 2012, 07.33 AMby loulourosa

    The dress is realy nice, the pattern, the fabric, ready for summer!

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      May 23, 2012, 01.32 PMby aluckmann

      Yes, loulouros, I feel ready for summer in this dress. Thanks!

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    May 23, 2012, 01.12 AMby lisa g

    very pretty dress! i’m totally in love with your fabric choice as well. :)

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      May 23, 2012, 01.31 PMby aluckmann

      Thank you lisa q! The fabric is Lisette, I found it at Joann’s – you may still be able to find it as well.

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