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Rock Around The Clock Dress!

Added May 25, 2008

by Angela Ashle...

Melbourne, Austr...






Butterick 4790 1950’s wrap dress

Material Notes


Black with white polka dot Contrast – White with black polka dot Red buttons Red satin bias binding (almost 6m!)





Thread Den

for putting me onto this pattern even though I didn’t end up taking the project class. And for lending me their cutting table to cut it out!

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    Jul 28, 2008, 02.25 PMby ellie-sue

    This dress is gorgeous! I’ve seen other people recreate this style of dress but yours is definitely the best. Well done, lovely. xx (Thanks for commenting my purses btw _)

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    Jul 2, 2008, 03.08 PMby milkyway

    I really really love your dress!! is so nice and sweet. it fits you great!! I love dots polka designs

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    Jun 5, 2008, 02.58 PMby becky-del-paramo

    Thanks a lot for upload that picture! I tell, this dress is stunning! I think you were so proud and happy wearing it. :) Bye!

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    Jun 1, 2008, 01.43 AMby Angela Ashley Chiew

    Uploaded a shot of the back for you Becky! I wore this out on Saturday night :)

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    May 27, 2008, 01.29 AMby naughtylittlepony

    That is beautiful and super stylish.

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    May 26, 2008, 05.42 PMby becky-del-paramo

    Hi myra_lee!

    I like a lot this dress. I would like to ask if you can upload a picture with the back of the dress.

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    May 26, 2008, 07.13 AMby luzie

    very nice dress – looks really special!

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    May 26, 2008, 07.13 AMby luzie

    very nice dress – looks really special!

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    May 26, 2008, 06.53 AMby nikkiclare68

    What a perfect dress!!

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    May 26, 2008, 05.35 AMby oliver

    I love how this dress looks from the side. The fabrics you have chosen have made it so unique. Way to go!!

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    May 26, 2008, 03.30 AMby lybu

    I like it. Great fabric’s combination.

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    May 26, 2008, 02.59 AMby majnets3s

    Very unusual!I like the combination of fabrics!

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    May 25, 2008, 08.36 PMby maya511

    awesome retro dress! every single creative choice you made is excellent — the two contrasting fabrics, the bias binding — and even the matching shoes. :) love it.

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    May 25, 2008, 08.21 PMby stephaniemorgan

    I have been wanting to make this pattern for a while. And your creation makes me want to make it all the more. Very nice.

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