Vogue 2960 Dress

Added Mar 25, 2010

by carlajo

Kew Vic, Australia

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Description

This is my first post and I’m not sure whether I can even post creations that aren’t from burda patterns! but here goes…

I bought this Vintage Vogue pattern (#2960) online because I wanted a project to do over my summer holidays. I chose a floral fabric with pastel colours which worked well, but if I made another of these dresses I would definitely go for a more fun print (e.g. dark blue with patterns on it or something). I finished my dress in time for a 09/10 New Year’s race meeting near my home town and even managed to get my picture in the local paper! I made a little fascinator to go with it too (originally it was going to have a beaded face net, but due to time constraints and issues with the net, I just wore the fascinator as a headband).

Material Notes

I used a furnishing fabric for this dress – i.e. a fabric (with backing) used for making curtains or upholstering furniture. I’ll find out the exact fabric make-up and post it here soon…

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage
Material
Cotton, Blends

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    Aug 24, 2010, 04.45 AMby sparklemonster

    lovely. I just bought this pattern and it’s nice to see it made up.

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    Jun 5, 2010, 12.12 AMby Jodi Wade

    gorgeous dress

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    Apr 25, 2010, 12.21 PMby carlajo

    Thanks for the feedback everyone! I will definitely get a few full length shots when I am home next (dress is back at my family home 100km away). Awesome that we can post creations that aren’t specifically burdastyle – I shall have to get posting!!!

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    Mar 26, 2010, 09.34 AMby mybombzinedoll

    I made this recently for a friend’s wedding and it turned out great, I love how full the skirt is. The fabric you chose is really wonderful and very pretty.

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    Mar 25, 2010, 05.59 PMby kittylulu81

    I love your fabric choice. I must try that pattern some day.

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    Mar 25, 2010, 11.57 AMby janetheclerk

    great work – i’ve been eyeing that pattern for a while, and will be making one of my own one of these days. btw, i love your fabric choice, very old world.

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    Mar 25, 2010, 11.55 AMby janetheclerk

    great work – i’ve been eyeing that pattern for a while, and will be making one of my own one of these days. btw, i love your fabric choice, very old world.

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    Mar 25, 2010, 09.14 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    Absolutely you can post projects from patterns that aren’t BurdaStyle. Welcome to the community. Your dress looks wonderful, I think that was the perfect fabric choice and it’s great to see some during construction shots, so jealous you made it in tot eh paper, you should be super proud of you work :)

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    Mar 25, 2010, 08.18 AMby nessys

    You look very sweet! I would love to see a full length photo too. Congrats on dress and on getting in the paper!!!

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    Mar 25, 2010, 07.43 AMby mahaila

    Good work with the dress! and great photo!

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    Mar 25, 2010, 05.24 AMby judeb

    I love the pattern and the dress looks lovely on, any chance of a full length photo. You can post any of your sewing projects on here your own design or someone elses.

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