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(Not too) 60's style dress

Added May 8, 2012

by kihli

Zurich, Switzerland






I made this dress from a vintage Simplicity pattern. I went for version 1, with long sleeves. Instead of the collar from the pattern, I added a self-drafted collar, which I removed only a short time after I had finished the dress because I didn’t like it.
Sadly, the dress was never worn. I liked it but I felt rather costumed in it. After one year, I pulled the dress out of my closet again and shortened the sleeves. I like it much better now and I think it is more wearable in our times now!

You can read more on my blog: http://marieinthecave.blogspot.com/2012/05/60s-style-dress-remake.html

Material Notes

dark green wool crepe, lining


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    May 21, 2012, 01.42 PMby sewknitting

    That’s a great dress. Very cute and fits you perfectly!

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    May 10, 2012, 11.06 AMby laurii

    this is lovely! x

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    May 8, 2012, 11.26 PMby schnui

    I think I like the short sleeves too. You have sewn this so beautifully, it would be a shame for it to stay in your wardrobe. You look great in this lovely dress.

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    May 8, 2012, 09.05 PMby G-A-

    Love the shape and the fabric, it really suits you.

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    May 8, 2012, 04.18 PMby georgiet

    Love the pockets

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    May 8, 2012, 03.25 PMby laracrj

    I think it’s lovely with and without sleeves – but lovelier without! The pockets are so cute

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    May 8, 2012, 03.16 PMby libra-s

    So adorable! Well done!

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    May 8, 2012, 01.34 PMby Jeyco

    I like the seam lines in front bodice. nice work!

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    May 8, 2012, 01.17 PMby swinge1984

    a really sweet dress, it looks great on you!

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    May 8, 2012, 11.40 AMby jennyrecorder

    Oh that is just lovely :)

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