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Apple of my Eye Dress

Added Nov 27, 2011

by macska

Wellington, New ...






Apples, 1950’s full skirts, and pockets – what more does a girl need for summer?

Made for the Make It Your Own theme week over on The Sew Weekly.

The bodice is from Burda Style 02/2011 #101 and the skirt is from McCall’s 3411 from 1955.

It’s made from a pure cotton, and I fully lined it in pale blue so it’s easy to wear in winter as well without that clinging-to-your-tights thing going on. (Lets face it, battling your skirt all day so it stays where it’s meant to just isn’t that much fun.)

There are more details over on my blog if you’re interested.

Material Notes

100% cotton, and fully lined in basic taffeta (?) lining.




Summer, Spring
Garment Type

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    Feb 24, 2012, 06.50 PMby Justyna Marchewkowa

    Beyond gorgeous!

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    Nov 29, 2011, 09.07 AMby macska

    Thank you everyone! :-)

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    Nov 28, 2011, 09.14 PMby Vanessa Velasquez

    what a beautiful, funny and easy to wear dress….. and the perfect shoes to enjoyed the sunset!!!

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    Nov 27, 2011, 09.31 PMby Testosterone

    That is one delightful frock!

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    Nov 27, 2011, 09.00 PMby janene

    This is definitely one of my faves. I love everything about it. And it looks so lovely on you :-)

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    Nov 27, 2011, 07.18 PMby keren

    The dress is beautiful and the fabric is to die for. I love the pale blue background for the apples.

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    Nov 27, 2011, 03.39 PMby Lucha Suarez

    Love it, the fabric is so cute!

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    Nov 27, 2011, 02.24 PMby jenny walker

    So pretty! The dress shape and your fabric choice go perfect together!!

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    Nov 27, 2011, 11.09 AMby laikadoll

    Super cute :)

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    Nov 27, 2011, 10.16 AMby schnui

    I absolutely love the fabric and the style that you made your dress into. You look lovely in it, especially with those red shoes.

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    Nov 27, 2011, 09.46 AMby RenaissanceBombshell


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