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Vintage 50s Style Day Dress

Added Jun 15, 2014

by metropolitan...

Atlanta , Georgi...






This dress was in my WIP pile for at least 4 years. I moved recently and rediscovered it.
I hadn’t yet attached the skirt and bodice, so I pinned it to my dress form to see if I wanted to bother
finishing it.
Last week, one of my alterations client spotted it and he thought it was lovely and that it would look
great on his wife. He brought her over for a fitting and I pinned it on her. He totally had a crush. :)

Material Notes

Between you and me, it’s made of drapery fabric.


Garment Type



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    Jul 3, 2014, 12.42 AMby liveagaindt

    love it, whats the pattern

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      Jul 25, 2014, 02.40 PMby metropolitanfrock

      Thanks, it’s a vintage pattern from the 50’s . I’ll have to find it again in my stash to get the maker and pattern number. I’ll let you know when I do.

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    Jun 16, 2014, 02.02 AMby shibz

    That colour is fantastic! Love it.

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    Jun 15, 2014, 08.08 AMby Mary Athey

    It’s lovely. I’m glad you finished it x

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