Vintage Wool Jumper

Added Mar 27, 2010

by strangeasanjles

Norfolk, Virgini...

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Description

I was given this gorgeous acid green chevron-weave wool fabric two years ago while working at the St. Louis Opera and it was perfect for the jumper dress I’d been planning to make for so long.

I modified the pattern for a cocktail dress that I have, removing the bodice, shortening the hem a bit and adding straps and buttons. Also added flattering ruching at the SF seams.

Material Notes

vintage wool, vintage flower buttons

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual, Classic, Mod, Other, Preppy, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Wool

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    Mar 28, 2010, 05.45 PMby eugeniaofthewasps

    That is fantastic!!

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    Mar 28, 2010, 09.45 AMby bttn

    I love everything about it, the fabric, the colour, the whole fit!

  • Missing

    Mar 28, 2010, 12.52 AMby scheryka

    I’ve been looking for vibrant colors for a while now. I have my blue, purple, teal, white, and yellow. I hae not found a great green yet. Now I know why…you have it. This is such a great color for this skirt. Did you make the top as well?

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    Mar 28, 2010, 12.09 AMby nenasew

    I like the look. The fabric is great.

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    Mar 27, 2010, 06.29 PMby shedoz213

    The fabric is gorgeous!

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    Mar 27, 2010, 03.09 PMby harmony758

    I love it! And that green fabric is awesome!

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    Mar 27, 2010, 02.24 PMby bbug59

    Very nice. Love the fabric.

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