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The Swan Frock

Added Apr 14, 2011

by mollykatherine

Sydney, Australia






Do you ever have those days where you feel like you have NOTHING to wear!? Even though your wardrobe is overflowing? Everything feels tired and old, you’ve seen it, done it, worn it… it’s all just a little meh?

That’s where the “The Swan” frock was born.

I whipped this number up on Saturday with the intention of having something new to wear out that evening. I used the same old pattern combination that I’ve used for so many dresses. The bodice belongs to a vintage 60’s pattern, of which the envelope and corresponding pieces were lost long ago. For the skirt I used a large rectangle and simply gathered it. I love this shape, its so easy to manipulate and alter. This time I cut a v in the back and kept the skirt long.

Read more about it ony my blog – Molly-Made

Material Notes

Black Rayon & white crochet lace




Garment Type

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    May 26, 2011, 04.43 AMby jemmanyagah

    Black Swan/ white swan what a great idea, and perfectly constructed. Lovely really stunning.

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    Apr 16, 2011, 08.15 PMby frankiesoup

    Very elegant. Nice!

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    Apr 14, 2011, 04.23 PMby Ooty Yaacobi


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    Apr 14, 2011, 02.47 PMby karinsi

    So simple and beautiful! I love it!

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    Apr 14, 2011, 10.10 AMby Priscilla Folley

    Molly, that looks awesome! Very elegant indeed!

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    Apr 14, 2011, 07.47 AMby baka-pepica

    It is elegant , and I like the lace on the top. Nice work!

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