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Summer dress for a Hawiian theme party

Added Jan 7, 2009

by caterina1980

Sydney, Australia






I needed to make something to wear to my cousin’s 30th birthday party. Having the time and not wanting to spend loads of money, I went through my never ending fabric stash and found this floral cotton I bought it last summer. I sketched something up then made the pattern. Its a basic darted bodice with a V-neck, empire and shirred/smocked waist for shaping. I added seprate ties to the shoulder so you can wear with or without. Oh yeah no zipper you can just pull it on over your head.

Material Notes

poly/cotton, elastic for shirring/smocking





me, 1950’s fashion

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    Jan 7, 2009, 02.18 PMby cadetdee

    What a lovely print – The style is very flattering on you – I like the shirring/smocking detail. Stay Creative!

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