Summer Mini

Added May 29, 2010

by rifka

Denver, Colorado...

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Description

This is my fourth dress from this pattern. One of my favorites. It’s a late 60’s Simplicity (8189). Not only is it easy, but a great base to add simple embellishments to. Perfect for the summer. I added a low belt to this version.

I had intended to add sleeves originally. Since I was using some vintage polyester blend fabric, decided I’d better go sleeveless instead. If you’ve ever worn a polyester garment, you know what I mean. Such a shame because there is some great vintage polyester textiles out there.

Material Notes

Vintage Polyester (possible blend, can’t be sure)

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual, Mod
Material
Polyester

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    Mar 8, 2012, 01.59 PMby romydee

    WOW! Fabulous! I HAD to buy this pattern after seeing your creations. Can’t wait to get it and get started. Thank you for the wonderful inspiration!

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      Mar 12, 2012, 10.49 PMby rifka

      Thanks. Can’t wait to see what you come out with. Really such a fun a versitile pattern to work with.

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    Jul 15, 2010, 12.48 PMby sophielophie

    I love this dress! You can’t beat the classic mod style!

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    Jun 4, 2010, 09.51 AMby apfelbluete

    WOW! WOW! WOW! its absolutly perfect!!!!

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    May 30, 2010, 06.20 AMby keren

    How quaint and cute! I love the style and the color.

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    May 29, 2010, 02.54 PMby frankiesoup

    SO cute! I think I have an orange dress made from this pattern that I bought in a charity/thrift store. I love it – so comfortable and effortlessly stylish. I love the pink dots and the low belt!

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    May 29, 2010, 02.11 PMby chillwear

    I have this pattern also, look forward to making it again in other versions. Love how you did this dress, adorable!

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    May 29, 2010, 12.29 PMby jemimabean

    The polka dots are AWESOME! Cute dress!

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    May 29, 2010, 08.32 AMby pixelink

    I ADORE!! Also, congrats on being featured member, wonderful read.

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      May 31, 2010, 03.26 AMby rifka

      Thank you. That’s nice of you to say.

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    May 29, 2010, 08.01 AMby milkyway

    I really like it, looks retro and fresh. there is a simillar pattern in BS too. i really like the collar!! Why dont you try the dress on?? I would like to see you in it!

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      May 31, 2010, 03.29 AMby rifka

      I’ll get one up for you since you asked so nicely.

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    May 29, 2010, 06.18 AMby mixtlii

    It’s so cute, I love those dresses from the late 60s… It’d be so fun tu wear it with colourful boots ^^ (but that would be for a winter dress!)

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