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Vintage styled gingham day dress

Added Mar 27, 2013

by shazba

Tauranga, New Ze...






This dress is really cute. I used new fabric (if I could have found some vintage gingham I most certainly would’ve preferred to use it) however, I used my old favorite Butterick 5748 but added cute little bows at the base of the bust darts on the waistline. I also added some half puffed little sleeves which I just measured & made to fit around the top of the armhole. I used shirring elastic to gently gather in the lower part of the sleeve

Material Notes

Poly Cotton gingham (new fabric) with a lawn cotton lining for the bodice only




Garment Type

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    Mar 27, 2013, 02.12 PMby liliv-1

    very pretty and cute

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    Mar 27, 2013, 01.56 PMby cris orange

    very sweet dress, love the bows and the sleeves!

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    Mar 27, 2013, 10.43 AMby Mary Athey

    this is fabulous. i love all the details like the bows and the fabrics lovely. i want your dress form lol its fab as well x

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    Mar 27, 2013, 08.59 AMby lentretemps

    i love vintage style and this dress is really beautiful !

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