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Flowers and polka dots dress

I made a dress with altered collar and placket pattern pieces from this vintage ’60s sewing pattern.

I used a recycled t-shirt for the bodice, and re-drafted the collar and placket pattern pieces. So, the neckline is wider and lower than the original pattern.

The result is a retro and comfy, summer dress.

If you would like to see more information about the process, and more pictures, please check out the entry on my blog. Thanks!

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  • Sewly a Harpist June 21, 2011, 12:39 pm

    That is a great dress.

  • Janna June 21, 2011, 3:32 pm

    What a cute dress, love the colours, it looks great on you.

  • Katrina - Edelweiss Patterns June 21, 2011, 9:25 pm

    That is beautiful! The combination of solids and prints is just great!

    Happy sewing,


  • Laceflower June 22, 2011, 9:47 am

    You do great work and love how you see to repurpose in very creative ways.

  • learningnewtricks June 22, 2011, 12:57 pm

    Quite lovely, and the colors look super on you. I love your adaptations, and how you refashioned the t-shirt into such a cute dress.

  • Anonymous June 23, 2011, 9:58 am

    Thia looks great! I love it!

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