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Slippy Slidey 60's dress

Added Aug 23, 2011

by taracat

Kent Coast, Unit...






I love this dress, but it was hell to sew. I have no idea what the fabric is, it came from my Grandmother’s stash so it could be new or ancient. It frayed, slid and slipped about – thank God for my seam ripper, and as you can see it creases as soon as you look at it. We got there in the end though and I think it was worth it.

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Material Notes

No idea – something slippery and synthetic?




Garment Type
Classic, Other, Vintage

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    Jun 29, 2013, 07.14 PMby MayaKumari

    The thing that caught my eye, was recognising Reculver in the background! I live near by :-) Lovely project though, good job :-)

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    Aug 24, 2011, 09.33 PMby flowergirl22

    i have a simular dress patrern from the same sort of age,, not sure what colour to go with yet,, looks great,,

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      Aug 26, 2011, 11.05 AMby taracat

      Thankyou, and cheers for the friend add :o)

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    Aug 23, 2011, 05.39 PMby Lucha Suarez

    Lovely! The dress is beautiful and the background in your picture is gorgeous as well!

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      Aug 26, 2011, 11.06 AMby taracat

      Thank you. The photos were taken at Reculver Castle, not far from where I live.

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