Retro Spring Dress

Added May 16, 2013

by kihli

Zurich, Switzerland

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I used wool crepe for this dress, and I also lined it. It came together pretty easily, but had to widen the sleeves and the armholes, as they fall out quite small (or I gained weight at my arms and shoulders). I also put in a handpicked zipper at the back.
By chance, I found out that I own the issue from 1967 with this pattern in it!

More on my blog: Marie in the cave

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wool crepe

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    May 17, 2013, 07.45 PMby nellyvdb

    I love the dress and the colour.

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    May 17, 2013, 02.45 PMby georgiet

    Great work! Would probably look lovely in a color blocked dress as well.

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    May 17, 2013, 12.08 PMby kisses

    Nicely done and you look great

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    May 17, 2013, 10.40 AMby liliv-1

    I love this pattern and you made nice work

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    May 17, 2013, 12.56 AMby alekat

    Great work. lovely and neat!

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