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Chevron 60s Dress (Simplicity 1609)

Added Mar 5, 2014

by bernieandi

Sydney, Australia






I have seen so many lovely mod-style dresses using this re-issue pattern, I just had to try it too!
I had this boring beige fabric and them one day it hit me….I thought “I will make a shift dress with the beige stripey fabric and create a chevron effect with the stripes, that should make it more interesting!”

More project images and details on my blog!

Material Notes

Discounted stretch sateen (from Spotlight), Invisible zip, Gtermann polyeter thread,
Iron on interfacing (for facings)




Garment Type

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    Mar 6, 2014, 12.07 PMby nicola82

    This is a very cute dress, along with your spotted variation too. The 60’s were so exciting for fashion, wish I had been there at the time! I’ve been thinking of trying out this pattern – glad to see it made up.

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    Mar 6, 2014, 09.24 AMby chichil

    Excellent dress, I love it!

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    Mar 6, 2014, 02.20 AMby nrobson

    i’m catching the mod bug after all your amazing dresses! x

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    Mar 5, 2014, 04.06 PMby liliv-1

    Pretty dress!

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    Mar 5, 2014, 03.13 PMby Mary Athey

    I love this fabric as well and the dress is gorgeous x♥

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    Mar 5, 2014, 11.06 AMby cris orange

    I don´t find tha fabric boring, I love stripes! and you matched them perfectly :-)

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