Simplicity 3238

by savagespider

in Dresses,Vintage Sewing

Simplicity 3238 was originally intended to be made as a halter weskit-style blouse and separate skirt, but for some reason it seemed like a good idea to make a dress out of it (rather than just use a halter dress pattern). A halter dress pattern would have made a lot more sense. The stripe-matching went better than expected.
I can’t decide whether I want to tack on the belt or find some sort of a buckle to use with it.

 

 

 

 

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Katherine July 13, 2012 at 8:20 am

Oh, that is extremely cute. Love the colors and your pattern matching looks perfect :D It’s so satisfying when that all goes to plan.

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Lizzy July 13, 2012 at 12:34 pm

Nice job! love the pattern , the stripes match is perfect

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Kelsey July 13, 2012 at 5:46 pm

This is one of my favorite patterns! Your version is really cute!

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Viola July 14, 2012 at 4:58 am

I love that dress!!!

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EmSewCrazy July 14, 2012 at 11:50 am

Love all these chevron stripes!! Such fresh and cheerful colors! Great job!

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Housewife Betty July 16, 2012 at 1:23 pm

Cute! So summery! If you do a belt buckle, I would suggest a narrow vertical rectangular one. Buckle or no buckle, it’s still fab!

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