50’s Party Dress

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.

• Meet the Author • Starspangledheart

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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3 comments… add one

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

  • The dress is lovely and you look beautiful.

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


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