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1940's Pinafore

Added Jul 16, 2008

by faeriefurballs1

L.A., California...






Pinafore made from a vintage pattern. Originally designed as wrap around blouse and skirt, I combined them to make a dress. I also greatly reduced the sleeves – I don’t think I could pull off huge sleeves of that period!

Material Notes

I used a vintage glass button at the back neck closure and a turquoise velvet ribbon at the hem. The fabric is cotton leno.




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    May 27, 2009, 08.48 AMby potayto

    That dress is beautiful! I love the fabric too, it’s a gorgeous colour x

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    Jul 17, 2008, 12.57 PMby fabricaddict

    Stunning! Nice fabric, it looks really good

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    Jul 17, 2008, 12.59 AMby lybu

    Wow. This pattern is very interesting. I like how your dress is turned out. Looks great on you !

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    Jul 16, 2008, 07.22 PMby bekaem

    ooh, i like that pattern together with the colour and type of fabric – suits you really well.

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    Jul 16, 2008, 05.49 PMby camilaustral

    i really like it!!! you look super cute!

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