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Topic: 1960's Tent Dress - Hairspray Style!  (Read 9140 times)
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« on: March 05, 2010 09:19:21 PM »

(Wasn't sure where to post this as it's a plus size pattern dress, but a costume for a local theatre...I opted for this board b/c it could totally be worn everyday...I'm in the process of making myself one of the same pattern...but a different fabric! Hope you enjoy!)

Here's the 60's mod dress. I modified the pattern to add a lining and make the band at the bottom shorter.

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The Collar:



Here's the fabric I bought to make my own dress out of:



Let me know what you think! Smiley Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2010 02:52:27 AM »

Lovely - totally wearable for daily use or going out in too ! 
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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2010 07:53:25 AM »

I love your fabric choice. So pretty for Spring and Summer!
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« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2010 09:12:02 PM »

So cute and definitely wearable for every day!
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« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2010 12:49:28 PM »

... YOU CAN'T STOP THE BEAT!  Cool

this is so pretty! the black/white one reminds me a bit of beth ditto Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2010 09:56:56 AM »

Utterly love this!! Would never have the guts to wear it myself though.
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« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2010 12:06:41 AM »

Absolutely Love the Dress! I would wear it in a heartbeat. Love your pattern choices; especially the flower pattern!
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« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2010 08:50:18 AM »

When I saw tent dress, I was so excited!  I loved tent dresses! What a horrid, name, though! Smiley

They were comfy, no fitting issues, and looked good--I love the retro mod print for your own dress!  Hope to see it posted soon!

The black and white one is great--love the neckline!
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« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2010 04:39:26 PM »

I really love this!
What pattern did you use?
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« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2010 10:41:59 PM »

I really love this!
What pattern did you use?

McCall's M5659. Smiley Although, I modified it a bit - added a full lining and changed up how the bottom panel was done (mine is folded over and stitched down so it has an extra layer on it and it's shortened.) Glad you liked it.
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