I Spy Polka Dots!

by Through the Alley

in Vintage Sewing

Hello!

I just wanted to share my most recent sewing project. I used Simplicity’s 6459 from 1966. I made the dress in vintage teal and black polka dotted linen that I got at an estate sale awhile back.
The dress only took me about 4 hours and I absolutely loved the outcome!
For more pictures and info, check my blog!!
Allie

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Hi! I'm Allie, a vintage stylist and fashion design student based in Dallas. Be sure to check out my blog Through the Alley.

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Camelia Crinoline August 17, 2011 at 11:34 pm

That is super cute. I love the fabric.

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Allie August 17, 2011 at 11:46 pm

Thank you!

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Eva August 18, 2011 at 2:33 am

I adore the fabric and it's really a pretty dress.

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murielle87 August 18, 2011 at 11:33 am

Beautiful i love it.

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DrJulieAnn @ Grandma's Sewing Cabinet August 18, 2011 at 11:58 am

I love the lines of this dress! And it looks great in that polka dot fabric. Good choice!

(I, too, had planned on it being summer sewing extravaganza, but…)

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Allie August 18, 2011 at 4:26 pm

@Eva – Thanks! I really love teal and polka dots so I was really excited to work with it!

@murielle87 – Thank you! (:

@DrJulieAnn – Thank you soo much! Yes, I really wish I had actually gotten the chance to sew!!

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Foster August 18, 2011 at 6:14 pm

Love the polka dots. This turned out so cute!

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Allie August 18, 2011 at 7:32 pm

Thanks Foster! (:

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Domestic Debbie August 18, 2011 at 8:46 pm

adorable!

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Allie August 18, 2011 at 9:08 pm

Thanks!

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Lizzy August 20, 2011 at 2:30 pm

Ohh!! lovely! I like a lot the dress and the fabric, so MAD MEN =)

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Allie August 22, 2011 at 6:17 pm

@Lizzy: Oh! Thank you!! I just recently started watching Mad Men and I'm obsessed with the clothing!! That's one of the reasons why I chose to make this pattern! (:

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