Vintage Wedding Dress

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.

What you will need

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

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!