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Retro Halter Neck Dress

Added Oct 28, 2012

by MissCorsetLizz

Central Coast, A...

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Description

I had my eye on the pattern for this little ensemble for a while and finally gathered myself to make it.
Pattern used is Retro Butterick B5214 (1947)
I ummmmed and aaaaahed and uuummmmmmed and aaaaahhhhhhed some more as to using this fabric, I changed my mind waaaay to many times and finally just bit the bullet and decided to use it and was pleased that I did.
Fitting this pattern chewed at my nerves something shocking! But I stuck with it and got there in the end. It’s a tad tight in the top half (will add extra ease at the side seams next time) but still comfortable none the less. I fully lined this dress in navy blue poplin and the top floral layer is stretch satin.
I used a heavy stretch satin for the jacket and some old vintage buttons:-D
And here are the end results:-D

Material Notes

Navy Blue Poplin
Black Stretch Satin

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

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

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    Oct 28, 2012, 04.58 PMby poldapop

    Lovely!

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    Oct 28, 2012, 03.18 PMby cathysews

    Really lovely dress and great colour…i know this pattern…haven’t bought it yet, but i will! It looks really well made, wear it soon!

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      Oct 29, 2012, 03.54 AMby MissCorsetLizz

      Thank you :-D It is a great pattern and I can’t wait to wear it :-D

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    Oct 28, 2012, 03.17 PMby Mary Athey

    the whole outfits gorgeous!! i love the jacket and the dress is just beautiful. well done.x

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