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Very Vintage Valentines Dress

Added Feb 10, 2014

by EdelweissPat...

Portland, Oregon...

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Description

A vintage cranberry red dress made with a sweetheart neckline, ribbon bows, and a wide “v” cummerbund panel. Puffed sleeves and ruching finish off the look, and the whole design is very “circa 1944”. I used a vintage pattern from the ’40s for this design, and the hat is an original 1940s piece which was purchased in London. More pictures and a full pattern review on my blog

Material Notes

Red faille (polyester, but drapes just like a rayon)

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage, Romantic, Classic
Material
Polyester

Credits

Edelweiss Patterns

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    Feb 10, 2014, 07.34 AMby ArcticFoxx

    OH so gorgeous! Why oh why, do people not dress like this anymore!

    I hope you wear this out on Valentines, complete with the birdcage. It is so classy and pretty. Just eye catching!

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    Feb 10, 2014, 06.19 AMby Mary Athey

    What a beautiful dress and it’s gorgeous on.you x

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