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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). I’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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