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a 'Vintage Dress'

Added Dec 15, 2012

by Ruffles Gazebo

Adelaide, Australia






Burdastyles Vintage Dress pattern which i made up in a poly crepe for a wedding.
Fully lined with silk, and my own skirt block was used for the buttom to avoid having to make too many fitting adjustments.

I also made a little head piece to match :)

For more ramblings and pictures about this dress, please wonde over to my blog here

Material Notes

poly crepe
silk lining
invisible zipper
velvet ribbon




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear, Vintage
Polyester, Silk

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    Dec 17, 2012, 08.02 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    Really lovely. When I first saw the pattern in the mag I thought it was really fussy with the bows and drape and all, but you’ve made it look very good!

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      Dec 19, 2012, 08.22 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

      maybe the velvet ribbon is a bit thick….but i can take that off! i love the drape :)

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    Dec 16, 2012, 11.21 PMby MissCorsetLizz

    Gorgeous dress!!! Great Work!!! :-D

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    Dec 16, 2012, 08.07 PMby freakusbzzz

    Love it ruffles.

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    Dec 16, 2012, 03.49 PMby Karen Thoonen

    You look like a goddess in this dress!

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      Dec 19, 2012, 08.21 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

      :o what an awfully lovely compliment! thank you or your kind word __

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    Dec 16, 2012, 09.37 AMby Super Jeanette

    It’s indeed a great retro pattern. Your version is beautiful and so romantic! I like the old rose color you chose.

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      Dec 16, 2012, 01.45 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

      I actually made up a toile in a normal coloured purple and liked that so much better on my kin tone. i still havent figured out yet which colours look best on me haha oops! thanks for ur kind words :)

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    Dec 15, 2012, 11.46 PMby infinite-plus-one

    Looks great, i must try this pattern out (:

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    Dec 15, 2012, 06.27 PMby Mary Athey

    You made a good job of this pattern and its

    Lovely on you x
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    Dec 15, 2012, 01.59 PMby dokucug


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