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A frock for the end of summer

Added Aug 30, 2012

by annaintechni...

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Before summer disappears entirely, I decided to make another summer dress, this time in a blue and white polka dot! The bodice is a very heavily altered version of Simplicity 1779. I made View D of this pattern. The collar was really wide (it looked like I was wearing a low-cut version of a judge outfit), so I actually turned it under and sewed it down after I had already sewn the collar in (which is why those little wing things are there on the ends). Both the waistband and skirt are just rectangles, so nothing too spectacular about that. ;)

You can read more about this project here:

And check out my blog to see more of my other vintage-inspired sewing projects!




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    Aug 30, 2012, 05.18 PMby katrinahueniken

    This is so cute! I love the way you styled it, that hat is adorable :)

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      Sep 8, 2012, 06.50 PMby annaintechnicolor

      aww, thank you so much! As for the hat, it’s a vintage one I picked up at the antique store last week. :)

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    Aug 30, 2012, 01.30 PMby Meg Hardin

    So adorable! Love this (:

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    Aug 30, 2012, 09.33 AMby Mary Athey

    Fav dress!! i love the collar x

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    Aug 30, 2012, 08.00 AMby laracrj

    Oo soooo cute – I love the turned bits of the collar and anything in polka dots is always lovely!

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      Sep 8, 2012, 06.51 PMby annaintechnicolor

      aww, thanks so much! And I adore polka dots, as well. :)

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    Aug 30, 2012, 06.36 AMby frkbustad

    It’s adorable!

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    Aug 30, 2012, 03.37 AMby jenny walker

    beautiful! i love the collar.

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