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Vintage Simplicity 8722 – My Mad Men Inspiration dress

For Julia Bobbin’s Mad Men Challenge I used vintage Simplicity 8722.  My inspiration was a dress Megan wore in Season 5.

I’m quite pleased with the way it turned out.  I used some type of cotton blend (it has a slight stretch) from Joann’s.  I decided to omit the sleeves.  My favorite detail of course is the keyhole opening!

If you would like to see more details/pictures of the dress and read my funny take on Mad Men visit my blog here.



About the author: I’ve been sewing a little over a year now. I just started making my own clothes and I can’t get enough. Love vintage style. I’m always looking for inspiration. I love changing.

{ 5 comments… add one }
  • mariebayarea April 22, 2013, 6:30 am


  • tanyamaile April 22, 2013, 8:02 am

    How cute! I love the fabric!

  • Amber April 23, 2013, 5:10 pm

    I’ve been eyeing that fabric myself. SO cute!

  • Tiffany April 23, 2013, 8:03 pm

    That’s so awesome! I have a similar vintage pattern, you’ve really inspired me to make it sooner rather than later!

  • Becky Culbertson April 27, 2013, 2:11 pm

    This dress looks really cute on you. Well done!

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