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Project

1950s Vintage Red Dress

Project Description

What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website Name of website or photo Butterick 5708 Link to website or photo butterick.mccall.com/b5708-products-15269.php?page_id=147 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. 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.

What you will need

  • red satin fabric

Q&A with Kristin Creates

K Lee 2Strings asked:
I love this dress! Can't believe you're new to this as your workmanship is excellent.
Kristin Creates answered:
Thank you! Yes, I've only been sewing for about 6 months now.
Screaming Mimi asked:
Nice job! And by the way...I think the neckline is lovely on you.
Kristin Creates answered:
Thank you!
BridgetaDyer asked:
Looks gorgeous. Will need to go and get this pattern!
Kristin Creates answered:
Thank you, yes, I definitely recommend the pattern! Very easy to work with!
LadyTap asked:
What a beautiful dress! I absolutely love it. Great job!
Kristin Creates answered:
Thank you so much!
dezinediva asked:
so gorgeous!
Kristin Creates answered:
Thank you!