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Sixties Orange Checkered Dress

Added Nov 8, 2013

by Marloes Leijzer

Achterhoek, Neth...






I made this dress with the Pleated V Neck Dress pattern. I didn’t need the zipper. I also made the skirt a little more pencil-like.

Material Notes

I bought a 5 euro piece of squared jerseyfabric, barely enough for the pattern




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    Jan 7, 2014, 03.53 PMby Marloes Leijzer

    Thanks Livonet & Kaitiek!

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    Nov 17, 2013, 12.06 PMby kaitiek

    WOW! It is so nice to see what the dress looks like on a little fuller figure than the burda model, and I think you look great and the dress flatters you well! Nice job!

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    Nov 13, 2013, 09.40 AMby Livonet

    I love solid colours, but HELLOOOOOOOOOOOOO Your dress is BEAUTIFULL. Great Job.

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    Nov 10, 2013, 09.06 PMby Marloes Leijzer

    All you guys, thanks for your lovely comments! I’m new to and I’m feeling so very welcome!

    @TwistedPoppy: I almost ruined the dress with the yokes, but fortunately my dear mother came to rescue. You just have to sew the yokes onto eachother (good sides outside), so you’ll have a double sided yoke which is stronger and stays better in shape on your shoulder.

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    Nov 9, 2013, 03.59 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    A nice and unexpected idea to use plaid fabric for such a pattern! looks lively, lovely and suits you:-)

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    Nov 9, 2013, 03.58 PMby liliv-1

    The fabric is lovely and suits very well the pattern…great dress!!

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    Nov 9, 2013, 09.14 AMby TwistedPoppy

    How am I the only person who was totally confused by the yokes? I so badly wanted to make this dress and yours is beautiful but I gave up on it after 3 failed yoke attempts.

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    Nov 8, 2013, 01.32 AMby Mary Athey

    This is the first of these i’ve seen made up and you have done a smashing job. The dress is lovely and what fab fabric you’ve used x

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