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Homage to Joan dress

Added Dec 14, 2011

by handmade-jane

London, United K...






This is my homage to the gorgeous Joan from Mad Men. I used New Look 6000, which is a great pattern to sew and very easy. It was also my first time sewing with double knit and I’m thrilled it was so straight forward. Lots more pictures and construction details on my blog

Material Notes

Double knit




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Business, Classic, Vintage

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    Jan 4, 2012, 09.22 AMby handmade-jane

    Thank you so much for your kind comments everybody! x

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    Jan 4, 2012, 12.48 AMby corarae

    I love the sleeve detail!

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    Dec 15, 2011, 09.15 PMby madebymeg

    i like the collar! and great color

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    Dec 15, 2011, 06.54 AMby victors

    Oh my goodness, this is awesome! Believe it or not I just finished the same and also in red!! Hope I look as cool in mine as you do, its beautiful!!!

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    Dec 14, 2011, 10.07 PMby schnui

    I really like your dress and the red double knit fabric really suits you. I love sewing double knit and it is so comfortable to wear and requires little ironing which is a huge bonus in my mind!! I am sure this will become one of your favourite dresses.

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    Dec 14, 2011, 04.32 PMby leahfranqui

    This is stunning, and it fits you beautifully!

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    Dec 14, 2011, 04.19 PMby jenny walker

    Beautiful! I love the sleeves and cuff details!

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    Dec 14, 2011, 02.58 PMby sala22

    So impressive and inspiring!

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    Dec 14, 2011, 01.39 PMby BeYou TiFul

    What a gorgeous red dress, you look beautiful!

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