I just adore the summer! And when I saw this cute retro 50s inspired BBQ print fabric, I just had to have it!
Fabric: quilting cotton ($5/yd)
Pattern: Vintage Vogue 2960
Notions: black piping, covered buttons
Hours to complete: 12
First worn: May 2012
Total cost: $30
I’ve seen quite a few versions of this dress around but most are on less chesty gals. If you need an FBA, you’ll definitely want to do a muslin since the underbust seam makes the fitting a bit more difficult. This was my first time sewing with a vintage Vogue reprint and it was much less intimidating than I thought it would be.
Loads more photos, and detailed construction notes over on the blog.