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Vintage Simplicity 2971 1950's Sheath Dress

Added Aug 9, 2013

by Anne Wagenha...

Warwickshire, Un...






This elegant dress has been handmade from a vintage pattern from 1959. The fabric is a beautiful cream & dark navy spot cotton with anchor detail navy buttons. The dress has set in short sleeves & a double breasted front. The slim-line skirt has soft pleats at the front waistline & a kick pleat at the back. There is a zip in the left side seam.

This dress is available from Mercury Handmade on Etsy.

This product is for sale
By Anne Wagenhauser at Mercury Handmade on Etsy

Material Notes





Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type

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    Aug 11, 2013, 05.25 PMby turtlegirl00

    so adorable!!! :) impressed as usual with your post!

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      Aug 12, 2013, 06.59 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

      thanks! This is one of my favourite vintage makes so far!

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    Aug 11, 2013, 04.04 AMby neveenkarnes

    very cute. well done

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    Aug 10, 2013, 12.45 PMby SassyT

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    Aug 10, 2013, 09.00 AMby Oksana Starzhynska

    Wonderful dress, made with absolutely pure taste!

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    Aug 10, 2013, 07.55 AMby Mary Athey

    gorgeous dress, this is lovely on you . the spots and collar are so adorable x

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      Aug 13, 2013, 08.54 AMby Anne Wagenhauser

      We’re going to do another! Red this time I think…

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      Aug 13, 2013, 10.46 AMby Mary Athey

      it’ll look fab in red, will it be plain red or spots again x

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      Aug 13, 2013, 05.22 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

      spots! daughter no 2 had difficulty in letting this go to the etsy shop, so i promised to make another just for her. she’s chosen a red & white spot from the stash already! :D

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    Aug 10, 2013, 02.18 AMby liliv-1

    How pretty!

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    Aug 10, 2013, 01.44 AMby iron-on

    Very lovely.

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    Aug 9, 2013, 11.58 PMby MissCorsetLizz

    Wow! I Love this dress!!! :-D Great Work!!! :-D

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    Aug 9, 2013, 10.06 PMby WillowWickedRad

    Very cute! Reminds me of a demure version of Wanda’s dress in Cry Baby.

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