50′s Party Dress

by Starspangledheart on February 11, 2012 · 3 comments

in 1950s,Dresses,Hats,Vintage Sewing

For a Valentine’s night out, I made this party dress from velvet print taffeta and Butterick B5556  1955 reprint.

It was crazy fun to wear. Full skirts are the best! See more on my blog.

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I'm a 20 something Chemistry professor who loves the fashions of the 30s, 40s and 50s. I'm also completely obsessed with Downton Abbey. Aside from sewing, I also love to knit, scrapbook and read.

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D'ellis February 11, 2012 at 2:11 pm

You look marvelous! A good choice for those sleeves, IMHO. (Hope you didn’t get much snow.)


laurie February 11, 2012 at 2:45 pm

The dress is lovely and you look beautiful.


Chantel February 14, 2012 at 12:42 pm

WOW! great dress and your hair is stunning!!! very nice!


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