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« on: August 27, 2008 02:42:39 PM »

I recently started sewing lessons, and this seemingly innocent, easy dress very quickly turned into the dress from HELL! I definitely should not have done it as my 2nd ever project, but oh well, thank god for sewing instructors. Now I'm pretty happy with it, it kind of has a early 60s Mad Men kind of feel too it, and since I'm obsessed with that show and their clothes, I was pleasantly surprised Smiley I think its a New Look pattern, but I don't know the number offhand.

(please excuse my messy, messy room...its hard to take pics of yourself!)







close up of the pattern on top...how excited was I to come home and find out it was Alexander Henry!...cheap!...and at JoAnns!


thanks so much for looking!! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2008 02:52:13 PM »

Very pretty - it suits you!


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« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2008 03:17:12 PM »

Wow that is really cute! I like your fabric choice. It goes with the classic silhouette of the dress.
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« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2008 03:40:24 PM »

Very nice work, keep it up.

And you're right with the age period of the "look". I had a similar dress when I was in Jr. High (1958 or 1959). I loved the dress. I thought it was a very becoming style. I also had one with a full skirt.  And yes, to you, I am most likely older then dirt.
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« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2008 03:44:26 PM »

What a great job you did!   I think you better make one for me!
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« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2008 06:15:30 AM »

Love it, especially the sleeves. Very classy.
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« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2008 10:19:17 AM »

Oh you did such a great job, it's gorgeous and I love the fabric too  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2008 11:37:19 AM »

that is super cute!
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« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2008 11:53:16 AM »

great job!! your dress is so cute and you look great in it
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