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Retro-Chic Maternity dress

Added Sep 19, 2011

by tashmopolitan

Tampa, United St...






Since I haven’t found any maternity patterns I love….and maternity clothes are so expensive….I decided to draft and make my own dress! After making a million I realized…..Making my own pattern cant be that hard…and its not! Besides….no one makes vintage inspired maternity and thats really all i want. I wore a petticoat for volume, which incidentally makes it hard to tell there is a baby bump.

The zip is a 22 inch invisible zip in the back. The skirt is basically two rectangle panels gathered to fit the 4 inch thick waist band that connects to the boat neck bodice. The sash is removable.




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Mod, Vintage

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    Apr 29, 2017, 09.45 PMby lexicolton

    I know this post is 6 years old – but I have to tell you I love your dress and completely agree with your comment about there not being any good maternity dress patterns!

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    Feb 15, 2012, 11.12 AMby randa

    Beautiful! I love it.

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    Sep 21, 2011, 06.18 PMby Hugs-and-Kisses

    gorgeous fabric! This dress is beautiful! xx

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    Sep 21, 2011, 12.14 AMby juebejue

    wow! so cute! if i wasnt almost done with my pregnancy id make this up in a heartbeat!

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    Sep 20, 2011, 11.12 AMby u120418

    Your whole outfit looks beautiful!

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    Sep 20, 2011, 06.48 AMby monikapullerits

    Love it! Love it! And love it. The whole outfit looks amazing. You really have and eye for details!

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    Sep 20, 2011, 06.06 AMby Nickiejc

    Your beautiful dress almost makes me wish I were pregnant again….I say “almost” and if I were to tell you how very sick I was through each of my pregnancies you would be in no doubt about the compliment I just paid you!

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    Sep 20, 2011, 02.07 AMby Cristina Haines

    So cute, and awesome fabric!! The bow is a great idea to show off the baby bump. :) Very nice!

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    Sep 20, 2011, 01.37 AMby dorawarren

    looks great!

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    Sep 20, 2011, 12.49 AMby aluckmann

    I want to look this cute when I’m pregnant! You can hardly tell you’ve got a bump. Congratulations!

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    Sep 19, 2011, 11.00 PMby carolina torres ospina

    Hermoso un estilo vitange materno unico……….

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    Sep 19, 2011, 07.38 PMby BlancheOfArts

    Well, you look stunning in that dress, your radiant face and this blooming dress go so well together… :)

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    Sep 19, 2011, 06.17 PMby Menke

    Wow, ever so cute! And I love the fabric as well, you look stunning

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    Sep 19, 2011, 04.05 PMby Lucha Suarez

    So cute!!!!!!!!!! I wish I had something this cute when I was preggers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Sep 19, 2011, 04.01 PMby Shira B

    This dress is amazing! the pattern is so beautiful and looks very professional :)

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    Sep 19, 2011, 03.50 PMby kihli

    This is the nicest maternity dress I’ve ever seen!

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