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Vintage Birthday Dress

Added Jan 28, 2010

by violaisabelle

Airdrie, Canada






This is a 1950’s style little girl’s dress. The dress form is a bit small for the dress.

Material Notes

It is made with a light blue linen fabric, with a white cotton print fabric as the contrast.




Garment Type
Cotton, Linen

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    Jan 30, 2010, 07.15 AMby violaisabelle

    Thank you again. I didn’t realize anyone would be very interested in my vintage sewing. :)

    The occasion was my daughter’s 8th birthday.

    It did not take long, but longer then it should have. I was busy with other sewing projects at the same time.

    There is an adult version of this pattern, but it’s hard to find. I would like one, too. :)

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    Jan 29, 2010, 06.21 AMby sew4my3

    Oh sew beautiful! Those vintage patterns have so much style to them. Keep sewing!

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    Jan 29, 2010, 06.01 AMby cquinn13

    beautiful! great job :)

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    Jan 29, 2010, 05.00 AMby charlierose

    that is soooo adorable! i want one!

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    Jan 29, 2010, 04.18 AMby pieriangirl

    Great job! I love the fabric choices!

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    Jan 28, 2010, 08.14 PMby bttn

    it’s so lovely!

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    Jan 28, 2010, 03.53 PMby medea

    that looks soooo gorgeous! what’s the occasion?

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    Jan 28, 2010, 02.17 PMby mv10

    Its beautiful, did it take a long time to make it?

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    Jan 28, 2010, 10.47 AMby jescarose

    its soo cute :’)

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    Jan 28, 2010, 08.59 AMby zenica

    This is just gorgeous!

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    Jan 28, 2010, 08.37 AMby mixtlii

    It’s really really cute! You chosed the fabrics well, it’s so nice.

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    Jan 28, 2010, 08.06 AMby violaisabelle

    Thank you for the lovely compliments. It was a pretty straight forward design. The biggest adjustment with these vintage children’s patterns, is the length. I always add anywhere from 2-4".

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    Jan 28, 2010, 07.36 AMby apfelbluete

    It is fantastic! The design, colors, silhouette, great job! how good was the basis? You had to adjust a lot?

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    Jan 28, 2010, 07.17 AMby angelical

    OMG! it’s SO adorable!

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