The Antique Cameo Dress

Added Jan 18, 2012

by MaryBeverly

Austin, Texas, U...

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Description

Made for the Sew Weekly challenge of drawing inspiration from a beloved accessory, I made up a cameo-inspired version of Simplicity 2444. Underlined with coral cotton poplin, I used a polyester lace (cheap, as this was my first time working with lace) and made a coordinating coral-covered belt. I just love the end result. It’s the perfect Valentine’s Day dress…only about a month early.

More construction details and pictures can be found at my blog, Idle Fancy.

Material Notes

Coral cotton poplin – $8.99/yard
Floral polyester lace – $5.99/yard

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Romantic
Material
Cotton, Lace/Sequins, Polyester

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    Jan 19, 2012, 08.32 PMby BeYou TiFul

    Lovely and great fabric, well done!

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    Jan 18, 2012, 09.22 PMby madebymeg

    love it, and i can totally see the inspiration!

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      Jan 21, 2012, 12.07 AMby MaryBeverly

      Thanks so much! I’m so glad it comes through. :)

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    Jan 18, 2012, 04.19 PMby mekaa

    This looks so great! And the cameo inspiration definitely comes through. I’ve seen so many great dresses from this pattern— maybe I’ll finally try my own.

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      Jan 21, 2012, 12.08 AMby MaryBeverly

      Thank you so much! Also, you should definitely try this pattern. I’ve sewn it up twice now and I absolutely love it. It’s such a great modern take on vintage styling!

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