Marian Martin 9279: The Krazy Klown dress!!

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in 1950s

The pattern is  Marian Martin 9279 from the 50s. It has a yoke with gathers on the front and back, an a-line skirt, a collar and pointy cuffs and front button closure. 

 Other than shortening it to fit my shortness, I made no changes and it was easy to make.

 It is an unprinted mail order pattern, but it was easy to put together. I interfaced it with white muslin, which was smooth and hides the dots from the facings. The buttons are shiny red vintage plastic.

 More pictures on my blog, including a real clown. Hee hee.

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sewing happy place August 27, 2011 at 7:37 pm

This is so cute and happy. Just darling!

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Technicolor Cutie August 28, 2011 at 11:35 pm

Great material! Would be so cute with a shiny thick belt and matching sunglasses!

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Isis August 29, 2011 at 3:35 am

What a fun dress!

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