Strawberry retro sheath dress

by Rachel

in Vintage Sewing

This dress was actually a wearable muslin but I am glad I used a cute fabric as it fitted well. It is always a gamble using a decent fabric when making a wearable muslin but if it does fit and I hate the fabric it would be a shame too! When I first saw the retro sheath dress pattern posted on Burdastyle I knew I had to make it at some point, luckily the opportunity arose when I was searching for patterns that would work for a design hack I had in mind. This pattern is supposedly 60′s inspired but it feels much more 1940′s to me. I posted a tutorial for this dress and can’t wait to wear it all summer!

 

 

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Anne June 20, 2013 at 4:08 pm

What a fun dress, and so practical for summer–you could dress it up or down!

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Dellis June 22, 2013 at 7:32 am

Love your dress !
Isn’t it wonderful when a muslin is good enough to wear – hee-hee!
D’ellis

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Foamofdays June 23, 2013 at 4:35 pm

So cute! Love the fabric with strawberries and open back..

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