Added Aug 9, 2013
This elegant dress has been handmade from a vintage pattern from 1959. The fabric is a beautiful cream & dark navy spot cotton with anchor detail navy buttons. The dress has set in short sleeves & a double breasted front. The slim-line skirt has soft pleats at the front waistline & a kick pleat at the back. There is a zip in the left side seam.
This dress is available from Mercury Handmade on Etsy.
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