Plaid Hawthorn

by cawmags on December 1, 2013 · 4 comments

in 1950s,Dresses,Giveaway

As usual I’m rather late to the pattern love party, but here is my Hawthorn.  I wanted a cold weather version, so made this from a brushed cotton (this did mean that all the layers in the collar and facing became rather unwieldly).  I found aspects of the pattern challenging, but I love the result and will make another, perhaps in a thinner fabric.  There are more details on my blog.

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Rachel December 1, 2013 at 8:29 am

That is so cute in plaid! Well done!

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Rachel December 1, 2013 at 9:45 am

Oh I love this in plaid! Lovely job!

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Evie December 1, 2013 at 12:28 pm

Love the plaid! I have some pinstriped shirting in my stash waiting to be made into a Hawthorn. Can’t wait until I get some time to put it together!

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tanya maile December 2, 2013 at 12:24 pm

Just perfect!!! I know what you mean about using a thicker fabric as my last hawthorn is made of cotton sateen. But it is so worth it for a cool weather dress.

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