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1950s Vintage Red Dress

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic, Formal / Bridal, Romantic, Retro / Vintage
Kristin Creates on craftsy.com

What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Butterick 5708

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What materials did you use? red satin fabric

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What are you most proud of? I'm most proud of the skirt. It was the first time I've made a full skirt before (and there was SO much fabric, even after gathering), but it turned out beautifully.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Double check the fitting of the top. The neckline drapes, which I didn't realize before I started, or I would have made it a little more fitted.

Kristin Creates on craftsy.com

I love this dress it really suits you and looks very ladylike. I have the pattern and may make one myself. Well done.

09/19/2012 Flag

Yes, you should definitely make one! Thank you!

09/23/2012 Flag

very pretty on you - color is great, draping in front and back stunning! very nice work.

09/19/2012 Flag

Thank you so much!

09/23/2012 Flag

Lovely.

01/18/2013 Flag

Thank you!

07/30/2013 Flag

This is really lovely, I have only just got my first sewing machine was wondering if this dress may be a good starter

07/22/2013 Flag

Maybe, you do need some basic sewing machines skills so I wouldn't use this as a first project, but as a first dress, I definitely think it could work!

07/30/2013 Flag

this dress is nice,very nice!

03/19/2014 Flag