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1950s Princess Line Sundress

I made this 1950s princess line sundress from a vintage mail order pattern and decided accessories were in order. The addition of a bolero and belt makes it look more like late 1930s to me so I don’t know exactly what is going on here, but I really really like it. There is a little handbag too, which you can see on my blog. The bag and bolero were lined with scrap linen. Many more details here.

About the author: I’m an old-fashioned girl with an interest in all things historical. I love sewing, living history, swing dancing and wearing vintage clothing. In my spare time I write poetry and tinker on the piano. I enjoy being as thrifty in my sewing as possible and I hope you gain inspiration from the projects posted here. 🙂 You can find my sewing blog at: www.retrospectsewing.blogspot.com.

{ 3 comments… add one }
  • mideva April 11, 2012, 5:29 pm

    very cute,love all the accessories,nice touch.

  • Jenni April 11, 2012, 9:09 pm

    Love everything about it!

  • LadyD April 12, 2012, 4:12 am

    Wow! Its fab love it. I’d like a dress like that. Great fabric too.

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