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Topic: Lilac eyelet 50s dress - now with vintage pattern pics!  (Read 2871 times)
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Notamermaid
« on: July 29, 2006 07:17:53 AM »



If you'll notice, the pattern runs vertical on the bodice but horizontal on the skirt except for a front panel. Does anyone know what that's called? I've seen several vintage dresses and thought I'd try it on this dress, although it turned out extremely subtle.
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bonbonz101
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2006 07:23:58 AM »

That looks great on you! I especially love the color and eyeletness!  Cheesy
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Notamermaid
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2006 07:41:50 AM »

Thanks!
This is the pattern I used
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tinab363
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2006 08:44:38 AM »

Your dress is gorgeous.  I love the material, as well as the style.  Great Job!!!
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« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2006 10:34:36 AM »

Oh lala .. that looks like a fun pattern! I got a bunch of vintage ones in a mail during a swap and cant wait to start making some awesome vintage clothes!  Cheesy
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zeeblebee
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2006 06:17:37 PM »

ooo, nice dress. The fabric suits it well.
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« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2006 12:33:48 PM »


If you'll notice, the pattern runs vertical on the bodice but horizontal on the skirt except for a front panel. Does anyone know what that's called? I've seen several vintage dresses and thought I'd try it on this dress, although it turned out extremely subtle.

I think its called cutting on the bias or a bias cut. Don't quote me on that though. Nice dress by the way!
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bunx
« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2006 04:32:40 PM »

I love the color =)
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takia
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2006 07:05:11 PM »

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I think its called cutting on the bias or a bias cut. Don't quote me on that though. Nice dress by the way!

If the pattern is laid in a 45 angle, then its bias cut. Its used for adding a better fitting and 'flow' to skirts usually (and I guess it only works with knit fabrics, because of their construction). Mme Voinnet was the pioneer on that Wink

And I do love the dress. <3 Vintage clothes
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offnlalaland54
« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2006 08:47:53 PM »

i LOVE 50's dresses and that color and fabric detail-i need it!! fantastic job!!
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