Mod Dress in Ponte Knit

I decided to copy cat the 1969 vintage look on the envelope of Vogue pattern 7663.  The short sleeved dress is loose fitting with a dropped waist and front button banded placket, the skirt is one way pleated all around. 

I changed the pattern slightly to accommodate my much loved ponte knit fabric. I achieved this by removing the back neckline darts and stitching down the front button placket 

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I love to sew...anything, but I really love a dress with amazing construction. I have been sewing since I was a child. In high school I stumbled upon vintage frocks and a love of polka dots and peplums. Did I mention that I adore vintage sewing patterns and have a habit of hoarding them?


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10 comments… add one

  • This is such a sweet dress!

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  • This is so smart looking! I have vintage pattern whose envelope art I plan to copy too and am kinda tempted to try and make it a thing, lol. Thanks for the inspiration!

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    • Carolyn you should copy cat the envelope they are so inspiring! Thank you.

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  • Wat een mooie jurk is dit geworden,hij staat je geweldig.
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    what a beautifull dress is this, you looks very good in it

    Greetings…Gerda

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  • Perfect! Love this look. Looks stylish and comfy!

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  • Pretty dress! Great job on recreating that vintage look!

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  • i love this! more 60s stuff! Ponte knit is may favourite too – a good solid knit i think is a 60s sewing staple. xoxo

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  • This is such a great dress! x

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