Vogue Vintage pattern from 1957
InstructionsI made this dress using couture techniques I learned in Susan Khalje's Craftsy couture class. More details about the construction of it are on my blog at www.fiftydresses.com
Type of item: Clothing
Style: Retro / Vintage, Classic
Alpaca wool, silk organza for the underlining, Bemberg rayon for the lining
What was your inspiration?
I was inspired by a 1957 Vogue pattern and finding beautiful fabric to go with it.
What are you most proud of?
Adjusting the fit properly and working successfully with fabric which frayed very easily. More information about the challenges and successes of making this dress can be found at www.fiftydresses.com
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Use those techniques you have or will learn in the Couture Dress class!