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1947 retro dress

Added Mar 7, 2011

by tahmineh

Pocatello, Idaho...






Butterick 5209 in 100% cotton, silly owl print but it had to be done :D. I do have a nice fluffy petticoat on but I bought it. well worth the money because I can’t imagine making one lol




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    Mar 10, 2011, 06.37 AMby MarthaO


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    Mar 8, 2011, 03.38 AMby strawberrypancakesbykim

    I love this pattern! I’ve made two dresses from it so far….your owl version is super cute!

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      Mar 8, 2011, 04.03 AMby tahmineh

      ooh I’d love to see pictures. I love the stuff you do have posted :o)

      thanks ladies!

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    Mar 7, 2011, 10.00 PMby aurorat

    Love it!

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    Mar 7, 2011, 06.14 PMby Testosterone


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    Mar 7, 2011, 03.13 PMby leahfranqui

    So lovely. Great job.

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    Mar 7, 2011, 02.37 PMby tahmineh

    ps the shoes are Aris Allens from www.dancestore.com and they’re a bit narrow, so for average to wide feet get a half size bigger

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    Mar 7, 2011, 02.35 PMby tahmineh

    thanks so much, all of you :o) it’s a fun dress to make and I want to make another, add it to the list of other dresses to make sigh lol

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    Mar 7, 2011, 11.33 AMby groovymama

    Adorable….and I love the owls!!


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    Mar 7, 2011, 11.01 AMby apfelbluete

    obsolutly amazing! I never thought that this pattern is so good!

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    Mar 7, 2011, 10.06 AMby Debby H

    Looks fab on you and I like your shoes too!

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    Mar 7, 2011, 07.43 AMby carolinescrafts

    Fantastic dress, love the print

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    Mar 7, 2011, 06.42 AMby lauriana

    What a great dress!

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    Mar 7, 2011, 05.26 AMby momsgotanewhobby

    Super cute!

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