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Smoking Hot Vintage dress

Added Jan 9, 2010

by ninaribena

Canberra, Australia






I picked up a vintage Vogue dress pattern #1307 and thought I’d give it a try. It’s quite a simple construction with very few darts but an amazing fit on my curves… I also love that the ribbon can be interchanged with anything, I’ve used striped grosgrain ribbon, plain black, pink red. This ribbon is a mustard yellow velvet ribbon which really plays off the mud colour!

Material Notes

Cotton poly suiting with a little mechanical stretch. No openings/fastenings!
Velvet ribbon.




Garment Type
Classic, Other, Vintage

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    Jan 14, 2010, 10.17 AMby nookie


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    Jan 9, 2010, 04.03 PMby hasi

    That’s cute! I love the combination of the colours.

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    Jan 9, 2010, 01.58 PMby gracel

    No zipper? Amazing. You look beautiful in that dress, I want it.. I’m no good with patterns but if I can track this one down, I might try.

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      Jan 10, 2010, 02.38 AMby ninaribena

      Yeah, thank goodness the fabric has a little stretch in it!!!

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    Jan 9, 2010, 01.32 PMby janul

    Great dress, I love the neckline with the ribbon. And I love your hair :). Amazing that there is no zipper and still it´s so fitted… I don´t like when many patterns require zippers, I hate them and usually try to omit them.

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    Jan 9, 2010, 12.13 PMby gdac

    Do you hear that…. its the fire brigade coming to put out the fire – your project is red hot! I’m coming to steal your patterns! Another awesome garment… maybe I’ll steal your sewn wardrobe too!

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      Jan 10, 2010, 02.37 AMby ninaribena

      You’re so hilarious! xxx

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    Jan 9, 2010, 07.25 AMby girlywhirly

    this is so great!! def going to look for that pattern on ebay

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    Jan 9, 2010, 04.44 AMby kiraph

    Simple yet elegant – but I guess you can’t expect anything else from Vogue! You’ve done a brilliant job on the styling of this dress as well. This is great.

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    Jan 9, 2010, 04.36 AMby nettie

    OMG!! You are killing me with your projects lately! This is amazing and you look amazing (times a million) in it!

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      Jan 9, 2010, 04.46 AMby ninaribena

      Hee hee… thank you so much!!! You rock! xx

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