Vintage Sewing

1940’s Dickey Pattern

October 19, 2010
I made my first dickey from Simplicity 4748 in a hot pink silk fabric.  I made View #2 on the upper right hand corner:
Here’s what it looks like on the dressform from the front:
And from the side.  There is seam binding all the way around and that forms a nice little tie at the side:
 I think I like this cascading ruffle look best!  I paired my dickey with a great black wool jacket and black pencil skirt and my favorite shoes.  How cute is this ‘Thistle Cottage’?
I love it!  Aren’t ruffles great?
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