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The Year's Still New Reversible Cocktail Dress

Added Jan 9, 2012

by Seeks Corey

Baltimore, Maryl...






I had hoped to complete this dress to ring in the New Year, but instead had found myself sewing the zipper to all layers of the dress. I came back to it, like you come back to your stand-by New Year’s resolutions in January, and finished it this weekend. It’s based off a vintage Vogue pattern I got in a pattern swap, and was made with a set of curtains. The fabric is black on one side and green on the other; I had to make it reversible as I couldn’t bear to choose one side over the other.

You can read more at my blog: http://theseekspeak.blogspot.com/2012/01/years-still-new-dress.html.

Material Notes

vintage gifted curtains, contents unknown



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Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear, Vintage

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  • Sam_0020_large

    Jan 10, 2012, 10.22 PMby wardrobe-cat

    Fantastic! I think I have that pattern (or one similar). You did a very nice job. Brave of you to go reversable. No where to hide!

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    • Bee_large

      Jan 12, 2012, 10.58 PMby Seeks Corey

      Thanks! It was easier than I thought it’d be.

  • 250088_10150651914670273_857795272_19042737_8033280_n_large

    Jan 9, 2012, 03.41 PMby LaraGa

    Love it!

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