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flight attendant birthday dress

Added Jan 22, 2013

by mokosha

Beograd, Serbia






skirt is from bombshell dress (5/2011, mod. 122)
top is another burda design (3/2011, mod. 108)
altered, to achieve really low cut v back
plaid may not be the best choice of fabric
cause the skirt draped part made it impossible
to match the print
but i like it anyways
my sewing machine broke some time ago
so i sewed entire dress using only my new serger
and only used sewing machine for zipper
(my boyfriend managed to fix the sewing machine,
but by the time that happened, dress was 95% done)
see more pics on my blog

Material Notes

1.5 m plaid cotton fabric
80cm zipper
fusible interfacing




Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear, Vintage

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    Jan 23, 2013, 02.06 PMby barbaraagatha

    Totally unrelated but…damn cool shoes!

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    Jan 23, 2013, 08.43 AMby loulourosa

    What a cool dress, this fabric work realy well for this pattern!

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      Jan 23, 2013, 09.34 AMby mokosha

      :) thank you

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    Jan 23, 2013, 04.42 AMby byrdiesews

    Nice! I like the use of plaid and the low cut back is sexy without being over the top!

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      Jan 23, 2013, 09.34 AMby mokosha

      thank you.. that was my intention, precisely :)

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    Jan 22, 2013, 07.34 PMby Mary Athey

    Lovely dress and the backs fab x

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      Jan 23, 2013, 09.33 AMby mokosha


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    Jan 22, 2013, 06.47 PMby kess

    Beautiful dress! I love plaid but I’m always weary if matching it up. Well done!

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      Jan 23, 2013, 09.33 AMby mokosha

      :) thank you.. i actually love working with plaid or stripes or gingham, in my case all the lines help me to match pattern pieces better (well, when i want to match them hehe, not like in this dress)

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    Jan 22, 2013, 06.29 PMby loisvolk

    I love the colours in the plaid. It looks lovely on you! I hope you had a terrific birthday!

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      Jan 23, 2013, 09.30 AMby mokosha

      thank you :) yes, i had a blast for my birthday (and it was big 30th b-day, so loud and crazy was in order)

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    Jan 22, 2013, 06.23 PMby pampula

    Nice dress, the open back works really well with the otherwise quite classic and concealing style. And I love that banana brooch!

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      Jan 23, 2013, 09.27 AMby mokosha

      thanks, pampula.. oh the banana brooch, i’m in love with it :)

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    Jan 22, 2013, 05.58 PMby kisses

    Nice plaid…and I so like an open back. I like the shoes also

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      Jan 23, 2013, 09.24 AMby mokosha

      why, thank you very much :)

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