Memorial Day Dress

by seeks on June 9, 2012 · 2 comments

in 1970s,Dresses,Vintage Sewing

Just recently finished this dress (getting the bulk of it done over Memorial Day weekend), based on the 1970s Simplicity 7011 pattern.

heron border print dress

The construction was pretty simple, except for the portions where I altered the border print placement. A great summer dress, I think, and I got compliments on it all day!

pattern picture

The pattern works out quite well for maternity wear, but I am also glad that I’ll enjoy wearing it after the bump is replaced by a baby. :)

Pictures and more details on the construction and alterations I made (minimal) can be found at my blog.

And just to make sure I’m giving enough information on these blogposts at We Sew Retro, please let me know if you want more information included here before I direct you to my blog. I want to make sure you enjoy the read here, but also don’t feel I’m waxing overly detailed either.





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Seeks is someone who can't manage to sit still. She has her hands in multiple pots, always finding things to keep her busy. Her biggest passions are food (especially food she can eat), health, sewing, crafts, art, and being a geek. Yay science! Yay comics! You can try to keep up with her randomness at her blog, The Seek Speak.

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girliefrank June 10, 2012 at 12:16 am

LOVE this print.


A.J.A. June 10, 2012 at 4:21 pm

This is a very pretty maternity dress! I love the fabric.


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