A Forties Style Shirtwaist Refashion

by sew country chick on June 25, 2011 · 9 comments

in Vintage Sewing

Before: A dorky nineties dress but I DID like that fabric.

After: A forties style shirtwaist with a six gore skirt!
See you soon!
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angldst June 25, 2011 at 2:45 am

Your refashion turned out lovely. I love the cut and fit of that dress on you. :)



Ellen Kathrine June 25, 2011 at 6:31 am

wauv- both your shirt and you look great- it's amazing how the pattern of the dress change the way the fabric look…


tammyO. June 25, 2011 at 4:53 pm

LOVE it. the trim is so cute and the whole thing is super flattering. so great that you were able to make this from something already in your closet.


Rene Michele June 25, 2011 at 5:35 pm

I can't believe what you did with that dress! It's so great!


peas and carrots June 26, 2011 at 1:33 am

Such a pretty dress , love the print.


VeraVenus June 26, 2011 at 6:45 am

Great re-style and a perfect print for it!


Jen June 26, 2011 at 7:46 pm

Wow, what a great restyle! So CUTE! Impressive.


Ashley June 27, 2011 at 4:54 pm

Very cute, I love this!


Joni July 1, 2011 at 10:22 pm

Vast improvement. Oh, that red piped midriff!


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