The 40s-50s Waikiki dress

by Wild child Sophie on March 4, 2014 · 7 comments

in Vintage Sewing

Hello everybody!!

Here in northern France the spring is almost there.

And also it is still very (too much!) cold, I had a sudden will to make me a “paradisiac island dress” !

I used a 1950s pattern from “New style” for the top, and a retro high waisted skirt pattern to make my perfect Waikiki summer dress!


If you want to read and see more about this project, feel free to come and visit my blog! :)

Thanks for reading!

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Vintager March 4, 2014 at 6:18 pm

I really like everything about the outfit! It reminds me of summer!


Snowma March 5, 2014 at 1:34 am

Bon travail! Great fabric choice, looks very authentic.


Claire Cooper March 5, 2014 at 1:42 am



Bella March 5, 2014 at 5:42 am

Wow! It’s 15F here, so your pretty dress is a good reminder summer is coming. Wonderful fabric.


tanyamaile March 5, 2014 at 9:40 am

What a perfect dress!


wildchildsophie March 5, 2014 at 12:12 pm

Oh thanks everyone!! Yey Vintager and Bella, it really does remind me of summer too! héhé!


Anthea March 6, 2014 at 3:42 pm

Wow, amazing dress!


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