1949 was a Fashionable Year

by Laura Mae on February 18, 2012 · 5 comments

in 1940s,Dresses

Here is my latest vintage reproduction dress – this time the pattern came from The Vintage Pattern Lending Library.

I have been saving my red satin rayon specifically for this pattern, and I think they make a lovely pair.

The sleeves and the yoked skirt are my favorite parts of the dress.  This pattern is fabulous!

More pictures and construction information may be found over on my blog, Lilacs & Lace.

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– who has written 27 posts on WeSewRetro.com.

I adore sewing and knitting, mostly vintage or vintage-inspired patterns.

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{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

ladya February 18, 2012 at 2:33 am

Ah its so pretty and stylish I love it :D


jax black February 18, 2012 at 4:34 am

Wow…how beautiful you look,a lovely project very well done
I am a little green with envy;)


The Rockabilly Girl Next Door February 18, 2012 at 8:04 am

Thanks for your comment! Yes, it puts things into perspective :)


laurie February 18, 2012 at 1:55 pm

Really beautiful. You did a great job!!!


Time and again February 18, 2012 at 5:40 pm

The sleeves are fabulous! That is such a lovely colour.


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