A Forties Style Shirtwaist Refashion

by sew country chick

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. :)

-d

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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…

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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.

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Rene Michele June 25, 2011 at 5:35 pm

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

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

Such a pretty dress , love the print.

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VeraVenus June 26, 2011 at 6:45 am

Great re-style and a perfect print for it!

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Jen June 26, 2011 at 7:46 pm

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

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Ashley June 27, 2011 at 4:54 pm

Very cute, I love this!

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Joni July 1, 2011 at 10:22 pm

Vast improvement. Oh, that red piped midriff!

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