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The Hills are Alive...

Added Apr 22, 2010

by mollykatherine

Sydney, Australia

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I feel just like one of the Von Trapp children in this dress, not just because its of a similar shape and pattern but its also made out of a curtain!
I used a vintage vogue pattern for this that a friend lovingly loaned me. It didn’t turn out at all like the picture but I love it none the less. It has princess seams in front and double darts in the back and fits like a glove, as long as I refrain from eating to much cake whilst wearing it.
The fabric is 100% cotton and quite lightweight for a curtian. I got it off ebay for only $4! The pattern and the colours are so vibrant they make me want to twirl and sing like maria!

Material Notes

100% Cotton

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Apr 5, 2011, 12.57 AMby mnavoy

    I love the sound of music! this really does look similar to the von trapp childrens’ clothing

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    Jun 9, 2010, 12.51 AMby thejessiest

    Envy, envy, envy. I’ve always wanted a Von Trapp outfit! It’s lovely! Just like Brigitta’s (or Louisa. Who can remember which one’s which?)

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    Apr 23, 2010, 10.37 AMby aimeraperire

    The dress is so cute and I love the print!

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    Apr 23, 2010, 12.18 AMby grainline

    So cute and it fits so well! I would never imagine it was a curtain, but the Von Trapp reference makes me love it that much more!

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    Apr 22, 2010, 06.38 PMby tilly-vanilly

    Very cute! I’d never have guessed it was a curtain.

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    Apr 22, 2010, 11.39 AMby stefanisarah

    amazing fit! i especially love the back.

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    Apr 22, 2010, 10.28 AMby robygiup

    Beautiful! And I really like the fabric pattern!

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    Apr 22, 2010, 10.06 AMby keren

    It is beautiful!!! Perfect! I love the style, the fabric, the fit. Everything.

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    Apr 22, 2010, 03.12 AMby autonomouslau

    Fantastic work :) your choice of prints are both lovely and understated.

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    Apr 22, 2010, 03.08 AMby dilshadburman

    Just beautiful! You are so skilled and all of your dresses are lovely!

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