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Cup day 1950's style

Added Aug 14, 2012

by EmmaDarwin

Darwin, Australia






I made this for the darwin races, I wanted to go Rockabilly style / 50’s Race Day. This was a Butterick 52’s Retro Pattern.
I also made the facinator with a pre made white flower, so easy I couldn’t believe it. Hot glue guns are amazing.

Material Notes

Sunsilk Lining




Garment Type

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    Aug 15, 2012, 12.06 AMby MissCorsetLizz

    Love the dress and Fascinator!!! Great Work!! :-D

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    Aug 14, 2012, 01.44 PMby ronnielee

    Love the dress and the colour is brill. Hope you won on the races?

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    Aug 14, 2012, 11.22 AMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous dress. the colours fab with your lovely hair. the facinaters a nice touch. did you make the belt as its a perfect match x

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      Aug 18, 2012, 11.55 PMby EmmaDarwin

      Thanks :) Yeah I made the belt, took me a while to figure out what to use… Belt buckles are expensive. This one was $8 which I thought was ridiculous lol.. Any one turned out well and didn’t roll up when I sat down so I was happy.

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