Brown Suiting Very Easy Vogue 8615

by Sew Lonnie

in Vintage Sewing

This is another pattern that I’m pretty sure is classified as a modern pattern, but it’s heavily vintage inspired, in my opinion, with the massive circle skirt and boat neck, it reminds me of a dress from the 50s.

I didn’t alter the pattern at all other than cut it off the fold so it didn’t have the centre seam in the bodice, it’s fully lined and is a pleasure to wear with the heavy, swishy skirt, although it’s a bit tight in the upper arm area.  I implemented a few new techniques I’d  never tried before when sewing this, including adding bodice and skirt lining, slip stitching, adding pockets and an invisible zipper.  It was a great learning experience.

It looks great with gold vintage accessories and a crinoline.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Foster August 18, 2012 at 8:39 pm

I love it! What pattern did you use?

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Foster August 18, 2012 at 8:39 pm

Nevermind, I just read the title….. Still love the dress!

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CrimsonGardenia August 22, 2012 at 12:19 am

Great dress. There is nothing like the swish of a full skirt with a petticoat underneath!

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