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The "Sew Rejuvenated" Dress

Added Aug 30, 2011

by sewweekly

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After my disappointment with last week’s creation, I knew I had to kick my sewing up a notch this week. That meant no practical separates. That meant something that requires a petticoat. That meant something from the 1950s (it is a crowd pleaser, you know). So for this week’s creation I pulled out Simplicity 2013 and made a very impractical (for daily life, that is) full-skirted dress in a glorious plaid!

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Fall, Winter
Garment Type

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    Sep 4, 2011, 07.24 PMby gemmafloyd

    I love the vintage photos! Beautiful!

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    Sep 3, 2011, 04.31 PMby Fipp

    perfect for hanging baubles on a Christmas tree!! Love it!

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    Sep 2, 2011, 05.20 AMby baka-pepica

    its perfect!! bi like it so much!

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    Sep 1, 2011, 01.55 PMby jadeloli

    This is stunning, im loving plaid right now. It really suits you :)

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    Aug 31, 2011, 10.18 PMby nouvellegamine


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    Aug 31, 2011, 06.02 PMby flowergirl22

    i cant seem to get to your site,, but great dress

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    Aug 31, 2011, 12.55 PMby emlj

    wow, fabulous!!!

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    Aug 31, 2011, 02.34 AMby olystyrene

    Love this dress! It must have been a pain in the butt to match the plaid and keep it centred – you’ve done a fabulous job!

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    Aug 30, 2011, 06.44 PMby emilysmithpearce

    Love it.

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    Aug 30, 2011, 01.28 PMby Lucha Suarez

    Impractical my arse! Wear it to the grocery store and hold your head up high in all your fabulous glory!! Love love love this dress! Red is so your color!!

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    Aug 30, 2011, 01.04 PMby janene

    I love this dress sooooo much! Perfect fabric choice. Wonderful styling.

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    Aug 30, 2011, 11.48 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    so lovely!! its totally pracical! every where every time!!! i also very much like ur fascinator. gorgeous!

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    Aug 30, 2011, 09.02 AMby Dibii

    All together with accesories the dress looks on you perfectly!

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    Aug 30, 2011, 07.26 AMby victors

    We are glad you did! Its lovely, think the fabric choice makes it!

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