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goodwood revival

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic, Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? the dress is made in dupion silk, fully lined, the jacket is made in a polyester/wool mix fully lined with contrast velvet buttons and collar. Full net petticoat underneath for volume.

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What are you most proud of? The finished product...

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? take it slowly and start with the dress

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what pattern did you use?

02/18/2012 Flag

Hi there I used my own design, part of the top i used a bit from a vintage pattern from the states, but i mostly do my own and then transfer in calico before fitting on the dressmakers dummies

02/19/2012 Flag

Oh my! Are you at a famous horse race in England! I can't remember what they call it. Lady, you must have blown everyone's socks off. Fantastic dress and jacket and bonnet!!!

03/09/2013 Flag

Hi magpie it was goodwood revival, she had fantastic comments and the pictures of her on the day look great I was so pleased with my work. Thank you for your comments

03/15/2013 Flag

I shall be working on another 50's inspired outfit for my step daughters wedding shortly, vintage fabric from America, can't wait.

03/15/2013 Flag

May I ask how you get hold of vintage fabric from America please?

05/24/2013 Flag

Hi Jeanette brown I googled and did some searching and just by luck I guess, but was very impressed with the service I received.

06/01/2013 Flag

This whole outfit is just stunning!! The dress is such a beautiful and flattering style, I will definitely be digging out some vintage patterns, I love this style. Congrats on such a gorgeous job well done.

05/11/2013 Flag

Thank you so much for your lovely comment, i am passionate about what I make. :-)

05/17/2013 Flag

Beautifully done! Your model is stunning, too!

10/29/2013 Flag