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« on: November 27, 2013 04:01:57 PM »

Hi!
That's the dress I made Smiley



I chose  vintage Simplicity 8498 pattern as a base pattern for making  this dress
Yes, I tried to recreate a vintage Vogue Couturier 2112 Belinda Belville using another vintage pattern of the same era! Weird, I know Smiley

I was very excited to try a vintage pattern for the first time, but I'm afraid it was a bit of nightmare Sad

I'm very glad that I made a muslin! I spent 3 days fiddling with it, and in the end there was no line or curve of the pattern that had been left unchanged!




It's a shame as it's my first time of using vintage pattern, and this painful experience kind of put me off vintage patterns..

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« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2013 09:13:46 PM »

It was worth the effort! It's beautiful.
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« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2013 12:00:04 PM »

I really like the way you have done the back as more open (at the top).  It is lovely.
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« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2013 03:11:30 AM »

It's very pretty and most of all perfectly made, the seams are so smooth! I also like the deep opening with the bow at the back!
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2013 12:46:55 AM »

It is beautiful. You look very pretty with the dress. Just keep doing nice things like that.  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2014 09:17:57 AM »

So beautiful! The cut is wonderful on you.
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« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2014 07:55:56 PM »

So glamorous! I could see it on a red carpet Smiley. It looks like your cute dog approves too!
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