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Simplicity 1250 Retro Christmas Dress

Added Feb 19, 2016

by Gretchen Str...

Raleigh, North C...

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Description

Re-issued retro strapless dress with jacket. Sweet-heart neckline, circle skirt, and boned bodice. My particular creation was inspired by the tartan dresses of Alexander McQueen.

For a complete review, feel free to visit my blog!

Planning Post:
http://thesingingsewist.blogspot.com/2014/11/christmas-sewing-mcqueen-whoot-whoot.html

Fitting/Construction Post:
http://thesingingsewist.blogspot.com/2014/11/simplicity-1250-fitting-and-cutting-out.html

Finished Product Post:
http://thesingingsewist.blogspot.com/2015/08/simplicity-1250-finished-at-last.html

Material Notes

Polyester lace and polyester tartan plaid taffeta (both from JoAnn Fabrics).

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Evening Wear, Vintage
Material
Lace/Sequins, Polyester

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    Mar 17, 2016, 03.56 AMby Catherine Reed

    I really like this! The Widows of Culloden is a favourite collection of mine as well.

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    Mar 14, 2016, 01.44 AMby nrobson

    very good work!

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    Feb 20, 2016, 04.04 PMby Iris Arctica

    Lovely outfit, I like your combination of fabrics.

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      Feb 20, 2016, 04.37 PMby Gretchen Struckmeyer

      Thank you! I was really inspired by the tartan dresses Alexander McQueen did in 2006. So much fun to try and emulate!

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    Feb 20, 2016, 10.09 AMby Miljana Popović

    Beautiful! Great job!

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    Feb 20, 2016, 06.02 AMby floralgirl

    Well done, love the rouleau loops.. .you’re doing so well for someone whose been sewing 2 years!!

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      Feb 20, 2016, 03.19 PMby Gretchen Struckmeyer

      Thank you so much! I’ve had some fabulous mentors!

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