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Sound of Music Dress

Added Mar 12, 2011

by aur0ra

Nashville , Tenn...






I was inspired a while back by the dress in a still shot of Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music (I included it in the project photos). Iā€™d been waiting for the right material to find its way to me, and a couple of weeks ago, it did.

The dress was made from a vintage sheet that was in wonderful condition. I used the Burda magazine May 2010 dress pattern #110 for the bodice portion of the dress. I just omitted the cap sleeves because they looked unflattering on me. For the skirt, I used one of my patterns for a simple 4-panel full skirt.

Feel free to see my blog, for more details and photos. Thanks!


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    Dec 12, 2012, 02.32 PMby Karen Thoonen

    I’m in love with this dress!

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    Mar 22, 2011, 12.32 PMby aur0ra

    Thank you so much everyone for your sweet comments! :)

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    Mar 15, 2011, 09.19 PMby milnay3

    The fabric is beautiful! I love the bodice, fits perfectly!

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    Mar 14, 2011, 01.01 AMby gaviccaabri

    I love the fitting, the pattern, the fabric, everything! Great job!

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    Mar 13, 2011, 08.13 PMby janul

    very pretty, and the fabric looks so much like the original!

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    Mar 13, 2011, 04.22 AMby lanternwaste33

    I love the bodice. It’s so pretty, and it fits really well.

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    Mar 13, 2011, 02.01 AMby Priscilla Folley

    Your dress looks so sweet, I would love to wear something like that. I also love how you played with colors by wearing different belts and the shirt underneath. Congratulations.

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