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« on: February 24, 2008 03:46:25 PM »

My brother seems to think I have a slight obsession with 50s style dresses and thinks I should "expand my horizons" and do another style! How rude!?! I like 50s style and 50s style likes me so I'm just gonna keep on churning them out.

Anyway I bought this fabric on the net from a US based site. I wanted to make view A of McCall's M5095 but I didn't have enough for the fuller skirt and as I was too excited to buy any more and wait for it to be delivered I decided to change the skirt and used the skirt from New Look's 6557. I also shortened it a tad.

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I decided to leave off the straps as I think it looks better without. It's not elasticated at the top but it fits perfectly so there's no slipping down Cheesy




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« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2008 04:01:20 PM »

That is beautiful!  I love the fabric, the style, everything!   Great job.
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« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2008 04:16:20 PM »

very cute Cheesy
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yeah... i should probably get on that...
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« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2008 04:17:40 PM »

i love that dress!
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« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2008 05:30:05 PM »

Where did you get that fabric....i love it


Fabulous dress by the way Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2008 06:58:29 PM »

Very cute!  Tell your brother he's crazy, you keep churning out adorable little 50's numbers.
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« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2008 03:37:48 AM »

What a wonderful fabric and what a wonderful job!
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« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2008 07:51:48 AM »

I love the fabric! It looks awesome!
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« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2008 11:05:25 AM »

Where did you get that fabric....i love it


I got it from www.ladybuttonfabrics.com  ~ it sells loads of gorgeous fabrics! x
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« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2008 01:35:01 PM »

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