Created by: Mesewlot
Project

Vintage Wedding Dress

What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website Name of website or photo McCall's 3660 Link to website or photo www.etsy.com/listing/88111611/mccalls-3660-rockabilly-party-dress-with What are you most proud of? I am so proud that I was able to give her exactly what she wanted and she was extremely satisfied! What advice would you give someone starting this project? It's a great idea to do a complete muslin first. If I had to do it all over again, I would have made sure that the bodice length had a better fit. Vintage dresses were a "perfect fit" in those days.

You Can Make This

Mesewlot made Vintage Wedding Dress with:

  • I used a poly shantung for the fashion fabric and a casa fabric lining. I
  • also
  • used a 3" horsehair braid at the hem.

Project Description

What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website Name of website or photo McCall's 3660 Link to website or photo www.etsy.com/listing/88111611/mccalls-3660-rockabilly-party-dress-with What are you most proud of? I am so proud that I was able to give her exactly what she wanted and she was extremely satisfied! What advice would you give someone starting this project? It's a great idea to do a complete muslin first. If I had to do it all over again, I would have made sure that the bodice length had a better fit. Vintage dresses were a "perfect fit" in those days.

Q&A with Mesewlot

NanaJeanFL asked:
Elegant, Gorgeous! Wonderful work!!
Mesewlot answered:
Thanks for your comments Jean!
Scheri Manson asked:
Beautiful I love vintage but with my 42-38-42 measurements they are hard to find. The dress and her choice of shoe look perfect.
Mesewlot answered:
She did very well!
itzdiane asked:
Beautiful; great work!
Mesewlot answered:
Thank you so much!

Skill Level

Intermediate

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