The "Melissa" dress

Added Apr 5, 2013

by macska

Wellington, New ...

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Description

Made from Hollywood 805, a pattern from 1942.

Features gathers at lower bodice to give a blousey effect, dart-fitted sleeve heads, interesting neckline, patch pockets with v-notches and curved application so they stick out a bit from the skirt.

More details over on my blog

Material Notes

Cotton print from Ikea

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Apr 8, 2013, 09.01 PMby claudinka

    Very lovely dress.

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    Apr 5, 2013, 11.39 AMby sleepy-dumpling

    Really nice dress. Love the blue. x

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    Apr 5, 2013, 09.59 AMby Mary Athey

    this is lovely and the fabric and pattern are fab x

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