Gertie’s Wiggle Dress

 

 

 

Hello vintage lovers! I’ve gone all out Joan for the Mad Men Challenge. My Aunt is a hairdresser and I had her do my hair in the signature Joan updo. The dress is the wiggle dress from Gertie’s Book for better sewing, another excellent pattern from Gertie’s book. This is my third so far! I used the size ten and the only alterations it needed was more wiggle in the hips! The fabric is a gorgeous purple wool crepe that was a dream to work with. To see more please check out my blog ErikaMadeIt!

 

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21 comments… add one

  • I love it! The color is gorgeous and it’s so flattering. Well done.

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  • Gorgeous!!!

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  • You look GREAT. LOVE IT>

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  • You look fantastic! Great colour on you as well.

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  • You look gorgeous! What great curves!!

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  • Looks fab!

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  • Emily took the words out of my mouth! This is such a flattering dress for the curvy lady!

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  • Lovely!

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  • Looking sassy, Erika! That neckline is beautiful on you

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  • Lovely!

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  • This is so mad men! :) . You look gorgeous, congratulations!

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  • Beautiful result!

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  • Fantastic! Love the dress and the hairdo is brilliant!

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  • Fantastic dress! If you don’t mind me asking, did you need to do a full bust adjustment? I ask as it appears we have very similar shapes – and I want to whip up this dress in just two evenings … My ‘full of hip’ adjustments I can do by eye but fba’s take me a lot longer to do.
    Thanks in advance
    Caz

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  • Thanks for the love everybody!

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  • I love it all! The dress, the fit, the color, the styling, and the setting!

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  • You look GORGEOUS! I love that you went all-out with the hair and location for your photo shoot! You’re completely evoking Joanie!

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  • Very flattering dress.

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  • The quality of the wool really shines and you’ve handled it beautifully. I love your accessorizing and the hair is fantastic. Brava!

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  • Lovet it!

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