Clastic Peter Pan collar dress – refashion

I made this dress from a rather large shift dress. It’s a self drafted bodice with retro styling paired with Gertie’s Pencil skirt from her book.

The fabric is satin backed crepe. It’s a lovely dress to wear and feels silky smooth.

Bodice detail

Bodice detail

 

More details over on my blog – ragbagsandgladrags

• Meet the Author • Claire Cooper


Artist, designer, teacher, all round crafty person. living in NE England with my hubby and 3 children.





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  • It’s very nice! It looks great on as well!

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  • Wow, that is lovely!

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  • What an amazing dress!! I love that the bodice is self drafted. Fantastic!! X

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  • Oh wow that is gorgeous! Have you got a before pic?xx

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    • Louise, I have a before photo on my blog but it’s very blurry.

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  • very cute! i love your variation. the collar, trim and buttons make it very 60s!

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  • Lovely, I like the clean lines and how the simplicity makes everything pop!

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  • Thanks everyone for your comments, my daughter wants one like this now.

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  • Nice job!

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