Swingdress from Praktische Mode 03/1958

by SwinginCat on May 28, 2013 · 12 comments

in 1950s

Hello Ladies, i want to show you my last dress.

The Dress is from the german Praktische Mode June 1952. There are no instructions, but only a pattern with few clues. So I’m very proud that it worked anyway.

The fabric is incidentally from the flea market, so I have no idea what it is for a material. But it is very lightweight and drapes beautifully.

Because the dress at the waist is too wide, the button placket – luckily – only decoration.

I love the dress very much, so i hope it will soon be very hot, so I can wear it.

I named it swingdress, because the wonderfully wide skirt and the loose top is great for dancing. More information you can find on my blog Beswingtes Allerlei.

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AliceM May 28, 2013 at 10:08 pm

What a lovely, lovely dress! It looks wonderful on you. The color and fit are terrific.

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EmSewCrazy May 28, 2013 at 11:05 pm

That neckline and collar are beautiful. The shoulder tucks are great too. What a lovely dress.

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Honors May 29, 2013 at 12:39 am

I love this! The color is beautiful as well

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Annie May 29, 2013 at 1:21 am

This is a beautiful dress. I love the fabric and it really suits you :)

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Inkdork May 29, 2013 at 1:38 am

I love the seams and tucks on this dress! Really pretty!

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Camelia Crinoline May 29, 2013 at 2:28 am

It’s gorgeous. I love the buttons down the front and the tucks. Your hair looks great too.

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mariebayarea May 29, 2013 at 2:31 am

Love the style, fit, and color. It’s so pretty.

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Jia May 29, 2013 at 7:39 am

Your dress is beautiful, and you have such a great sense of humour! I love your little animations :-)

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Pat Bankowski May 29, 2013 at 10:22 am

What a great dress and fit. Excellent style and color for you.

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Kim May 29, 2013 at 10:55 am

Looks like a wonderfully comfortable dress – you did a great job!

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Marie May 29, 2013 at 2:14 pm

It’s lovely! What beautiful front bodice detail too!

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Carol Daniell May 30, 2013 at 12:16 pm

I can see why you love that dress! I love it too! You look like you stepped off a movie set! It’s very, very pretty!
Carol

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