Yellow-VintageSommerDress

Added Sep 8, 2013

by taketina

Dresden, Germany

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Description

For long time I wanted a yellow dress, but didn’t find the right yellow fabric. During shopping at IKEA I saw the perfect yellow … bedclothes! But cotton is cotton, right? I used a Vintage Vogue Pattern (V8789) with a simple classic 50’s silhouette. As only alteration I added pockets hidden in the sideseams.

I like the print of the fabric so much and the skirt is so full, so there is no petticoat needed on hot summerdays.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Apr 25, 2014, 08.23 PMby maggieg5

    well done, to you, like you I use fabric for what ever I like and not be dictated by labels. Lovely dress and fabric.

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    Feb 26, 2014, 08.02 AMby qerran

    Nice color, and you did a great job with the finition too.

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    Sep 15, 2013, 11.27 AMby alekat

    beautiful! The fabric is spot on and you sewing is so neat and perfect!

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    Sep 14, 2013, 05.02 PMby laracrj

    Stunning – the fabric is perfect, bed clothes or not! x

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    Sep 12, 2013, 11.57 AMby auroras-y-sirenas

    Very pretty dress! Out of bed sheets? Who cares? It’s perfect :)

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    Sep 8, 2013, 06.39 PMby fyrane

    I love it! Beautiful yellow and the fabric works so well with the fifties theme

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    Sep 8, 2013, 05.14 PMby thenevergirl

    Really gorgeous! I especially like the little “Made with Love” tag. It’s all in the details:-)

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    Sep 8, 2013, 04.45 PMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous dress and i love the fabric and like you say fabric is fabric x

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    Sep 8, 2013, 04.06 PMby SENEBO

    Great dress and love the fabric you used, I must look in Ikea in England, hope they have it

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    Sep 8, 2013, 12.18 PMby Kocotte

    very nice dress, beautiful fabric

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    Sep 8, 2013, 12.09 PMby farintastisch

    Ich mag die überschnittenen Schultern. Und das Gelb ist wirklich traumhaft! :D

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    Sep 8, 2013, 11.12 AMby sleepy-dumpling

    This is absolutely beautiful. I love the colour of the fabric.

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