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The Remember Sweet Pocket Dress

Added Aug 13, 2011

by fancyclothing

Pittsburgh, Penn...






I was so pleased with how this project turned out! I had about two yards of this rayon blend mustard fabric, and as sometimes happens, the fabric absolutely dictated the design. I wanted this to be very vintage in shape, and the fabric worked so well toward that. LOVE!

Material Notes

bias edged neck and sleeves, zipper back, pockets




Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Classic, Vintage

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    Aug 24, 2011, 03.18 AMby fancyclothing

    thank you sooo much you guys! to the ladies asking about a pattern— I don’t really use patterns, I just work from some basic bodice and skirt shapes I have cut and on hand, and then improvise from there. Much more fun than patterns if you ask me!

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    Aug 19, 2011, 09.24 AMby anine

    Love it <3

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    Aug 14, 2011, 06.12 PMby Dee Durrant

    Lovely material – you’ve made a gorgeous dress!

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    Aug 14, 2011, 03.03 PMby mlichtenwalner

    Lovely dress. And you’re right—the fabric is perfect.

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    Aug 14, 2011, 02.17 PMby mellu

    so nice!!!

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    Aug 14, 2011, 01.54 PMby lizah

    adorable! I agree, the fabric is perfect for this dress!

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    Aug 14, 2011, 11.11 AMby nenasew

    Love the style. I think the mustard is perfect. It reminded me a little of a 40’s movie.

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    Aug 14, 2011, 11.11 AMby nenasew

    Love the style. I think the mustard is perfect. It reminded me a little of a 40’s movie.

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    Aug 14, 2011, 10.34 AMby fashionfreek

    Nice dress. I like the bow details.:-)

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    Aug 14, 2011, 06.12 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    such a lovely dress, and even mustard would never be my first choice of color, this looks soooo great!

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    Aug 14, 2011, 05.03 AMby sigrid

    Wow ! what pattern??

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    Aug 14, 2011, 03.42 AMby macoskrm

    This is gorgeous! Go Steelers!

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    Aug 14, 2011, 02.22 AMby gillthecat

    thats fab fabric and lovely design i LOVE it to, so unusual in a way that vintage fabrics can only be, modern prints are never so surprising

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    Aug 14, 2011, 01.46 AMby joolz & joolz

    Love your clothes: )

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    Aug 13, 2011, 11.55 PMby bethavan

    This is a beautiful silhouette. What pattern did you use?

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