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Red Retro Dress

Added Jan 15, 2011

by sallybear85

Kuala Belait, Br...




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This is the first dress I have made, I love it!

Material Notes

I bought some cotton from a dusty shop that looks like it hasn’t re-stocked since the 1950’s… $2 per metre, bargain!

Living in such a quiet country has it’s benefits!




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Preppy, Romantic, Vintage

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    Jan 29, 2012, 06.21 PMby haizumalban

    That dress is absolutely adorable! You wear it well :D

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    May 14, 2011, 03.01 PMby newyorkparislondon

    Hey I have been on her site and I can’t seem to download the pattern in a way that let’s me actually read what she has written on it! If you have the pattern saved somewhere could you please send it to me? I really, really, really want to make this dress for this coming weekend!!

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    Apr 18, 2011, 03.31 AMby otrotamal

    how sweet! i love it. and what a deal on the fabric :) and your first dress? wow!

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      Apr 18, 2011, 07.51 AMby sallybear85

      Thanks :)
      It was my first dress, i’m in the process on number 5 now! I’m addicted!!

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    Jan 23, 2011, 05.46 PMby fabricaddict

    what a cute dress, it looks lovely!

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    Jan 18, 2011, 03.13 PMby JCStewart

    Cute. I like it.

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    Jan 16, 2011, 02.19 AMby tashmopolitan

    haha i got it at walmart Its a really easy “new look pattern” its bin 27 6872….

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    Jan 15, 2011, 12.42 PMby lizah

    cute, good job!

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    Jan 15, 2011, 03.13 AMby analogue

    Beautiful first dress, great job!

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    Jan 15, 2011, 03.02 AMby Xenia phillip

    this is nice did you use a pattern?

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      Jan 15, 2011, 04.31 AMby sallybear85

      Yes, I used the Coffee Date Dress pattern, by elainemay.

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    Jan 15, 2011, 02.57 AMby tashmopolitan

    very cute! Love the fabric.

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      Jan 15, 2011, 04.32 AMby sallybear85

      Thank you :o)
      I just looked at your pink skirt with the bow, was the pattern on the internet?

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