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VogueCircle-Dress for Wintertime

Added Mar 3, 2013

by taketina

Dresden, Germany






I needed one more dress with a little bit of 50’s style for cold days. So I used the Vogue Pattern V1102 and a woolen fabric, that has some body and feels thogh enough for cold temperatures and windy days.

Instead of the big bow in the back of the dress, like the patterns says, I made a bowbelt out of the same fabric. I added pockets that are hide in the sideseams of the skirt. I had to add two more bustdarts and take in some wide at the sides. Next time I will sew the dress one size smaler than my measurements call for … I think there is still a little bit much ease at the waist.

I like the dress very much, espacially with the contrasting lining and the hem. I wore it with a cardigan last week and it was just perfect during a further (mayby last?) snowfall in this winter.

Material Notes

grey wool-poly-mix,
minty green cotton for the lining,
minty green ribbon at the inside of the hem




Garment Type
Classic, Vintage
Cotton, Wool

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    Mar 6, 2013, 06.16 PMby Super Jeanette

    Great style, that’s a very pretty dress :)

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    Mar 5, 2013, 10.31 AMby tejka

    great dress!

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    Mar 4, 2013, 06.50 AMby flowergirl22

    ist echt elegant in grau,, sieht sehr warm aus,,

    very nice,, great job

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    Mar 3, 2013, 11.49 PMby madebymeg


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    Mar 3, 2013, 09.25 PMby taketina

    Thank you all for your nice words!*

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    Mar 3, 2013, 09.21 PMby neveenkarnes

    very nice and simple. love it…. well done on this project!!

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    Mar 3, 2013, 08.52 PMby laracrj

    Aah I love this – this pattern is amazing and I never thought of wearing it with a vest underneath. It looks great! x

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    Mar 3, 2013, 07.31 PMby Ricardo Abreu

    I love this pattern and I love every version of it, you look beautiful

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    Mar 3, 2013, 04.33 PMby guineveresmom

    Very cute dress. I like the serious fabric choice paired with the twirly skirt and bow belt.

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    Mar 3, 2013, 10.14 AMby merche

    This is a really pretty dress either for winter or summer (in a different fabric) Love the back!

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