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Not quite the Matron

Added May 27, 2013

by ronnielee

Sydney, Australia






Vintage McCall’s 4742
I hope my partner isn’t right and saying this dress looks quite Matrony…..not liking that!

Material Notes

1 mtr ponte
1 mtr piping
vintage buttons





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    May 28, 2013, 06.28 PMby sleepy-dumpling

    I think this dress is amazing! Nothing matrony here. Love the collar and waist details. Very chic.

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    May 28, 2013, 09.57 AMby alekat

    Not matronly at all! I would say sassy like Joan! I love the piping. I really lifts the dress out of being one colour. Superb job!

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    May 27, 2013, 02.42 PMby Helguchi

    Matrony??!! Oh no, not at all. If I had to describe this dress it I would say is more a sailor style than anything else. However, the dress is very stylish and elgant. And by the way it fits you great.

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    May 27, 2013, 02.22 PMby liliv-1

    Oh, what a pretty pattern! It has so many nice details and you added yours as well. I would use the word classy or the word vintage, not the word matronly!! The last world doesn’t describe this style in my opinion. However you call it, this dress is really chic and elegant!

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    May 27, 2013, 01.46 PMby Mary Athey

    I love this ronnie, tell him its not matronly at all. i love your pattern and what you’ve done with it , its gorgeous. i love all the details in this dress like the buttons tabs and collar. its just pure class x

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