The Debacle Dress – Simplicity 3608

by kittysdrawings

in 1950s,Dresses,Vintage Sewing

Now why did I call this The Debacle Dress?? The full story is HERE at Kitty’s Drawings :-D   A whole SERIES of dramas came with the creation of it.

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BTW – this is Simplicity 3608 from 1951, made in white cotton drill. It was really great to sew up actually, due to the nature of the fabric and it was also quite a simple pattern. The variations are really great too – It came with an intact transfer pattern for the neckline and pocket. It’s actually not meant to be embroidered – the instructions tell you to attach three threads of yarn/wool with double overcast stitches spaced 1/4 inch apart. How cool! I’d love to make this in a navy wool or linen and white yarn.

 

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Anni February 26, 2012 at 6:57 am

Looks great! Very pretty. :)

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Sue February 26, 2012 at 11:06 am

Lovely! please tell me more about those SHOES, too!

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kittysdrawings March 3, 2012 at 12:32 am

They are from Mollini at Myer :-D $39 a pair!

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Lizzy February 27, 2012 at 11:06 am

Oh! Lovely dress!! and I LOVE your shoes!!

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