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"Peggy Olson" Dress

Added Sep 19, 2011

by Rosy1964

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I had long been dying for this dress that looks “Peggy Olson” in the series “Mad Men”. So I decided that I wanted it now! I still got some pictures of episode 10 in season 2 and visualized all the details of this dress to make a replica of it. I drew the pattern with all the changes necessary to achieve the exact look, but I was searching the web a long time to perfect it, I had in mind to find thin wool, but this could not be, however, I found a mixture poly-cotton, perfect for use in the climate of the island where I live. Although there is one thing that has intrigued me why the original dress plaids are NOT matching … I do not find the solution, first I thought it would be impossible to achieve with the pieces of the pattern, but when I got to do matching plaids on my dress, then I’m a bit clueless with this issue. I’m really excited about this dress, have a replica of this beautiful dress that appears in Mad Men makes me very happy!

Material Notes

Two meters of poly-cotton plaids, invisible zipper, buttons.




Garment Type
Business, Classic, Vintage
Cotton, Polyester, Wool

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    Sep 25, 2011, 08.32 AMby flowergirl22

    I do agree, I love “mad Man” I miss most of the episodes due to work,, but I try and catch up on I-player,, i think they came out on dvd,

    yes I do love the dresses

    i found this link have a look you might like it


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    Sep 22, 2011, 02.14 AMby gretz

    So Cute, well done! I love mad men and 50s/60s fashion. Very Peggy Olson indeed. Mad men clothes are soo gorgeous!

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    Sep 20, 2011, 10.20 PMby cmetzel

    Awesome work! I love Mad Men and just watching it is a real visual treat. The clothing from that era is great.

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      Sep 20, 2011, 10.37 PMby Rosy1964

      Oh, yes! I completely agree with you. Why did women stop wearing elegantly??

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    Sep 20, 2011, 01.50 PMby Lexicon

    wow – immaculate job!

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      Sep 20, 2011, 03.51 PMby Rosy1964

      Wow! Thanks!

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    Sep 20, 2011, 12.21 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

    wow. everything about this is so perfect! it looks exactly the same. super tip top credits to you miss!

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      Sep 20, 2011, 03.50 PMby Rosy1964

      Thanks, Ruffles Gazebo, I do bow to your comment, it came deep inside me. Thank you.

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    Sep 20, 2011, 10.32 AMby Mai-der

    Alaaaaa!!! Vestidazo! Me ha encantado! Y además has hecho hasta el patrón! Un trabajo muy bueno.

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      Sep 20, 2011, 03.49 PMby Rosy1964

      Cracias, chiquilla! Tus comentarios siempre me traen un soplo de alegría.

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    Sep 20, 2011, 07.55 AMby lyrameneses

    Beautiful as always, Rosy! <3 I like this better than the original.

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      Sep 20, 2011, 03.48 PMby Rosy1964

      Thank you, Lyra! What joy to find you here!

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    Sep 20, 2011, 07.38 AMby njcraftstyle

    Chique, classy. Well chosen fabric for the pattern. I like it!!

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      Sep 20, 2011, 03.44 PMby Rosy1964

      Thanks, you´re lovely!

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    Sep 20, 2011, 02.33 AMby ronnielee

    I know how hard it is to get those damn lines to match up, you did a fabulous job!!

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      Sep 20, 2011, 03.44 PMby Rosy1964

      Thank you, ronnie! I believe that when something is done with love, the result is very rewarding.

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    Sep 20, 2011, 02.20 AMby zsyzu

    It’s flawless. Wonderful job!

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      Sep 20, 2011, 03.43 PMby Rosy1964

      Thanks, you are very kind and your words are very appreciated by me.

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    Sep 20, 2011, 02.18 AMby freakusbzzz

    You’ve made it perfectly

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      Sep 20, 2011, 03.42 PMby Rosy1964

      Oh, thanks, you made me blush.

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    Sep 19, 2011, 08.52 PMby lilo18

    stunning! i love it!

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      Sep 20, 2011, 03.41 PMby Rosy1964

      Thanks, lilo18!

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    Sep 19, 2011, 08.22 PMby LadyDanburry

    Your plaid-matching looks pretty perfect.

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    • Kl_082_large

      Sep 20, 2011, 03.41 PMby Rosy1964

      Thank you very much, it’s very rewarding.

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    Sep 19, 2011, 07.58 PMby apfelbluete

    GREAT!! WOW! the dress its so stunning!

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    Sep 19, 2011, 07.20 PMby Craftine

    Wow! that’s great! : )

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      Sep 20, 2011, 03.37 PMby Rosy1964

      Thanks, so much.

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