Butterick B5953

by ohsewdarling on April 6, 2014 · 7 comments

in 1950s,Dresses,Mad Men Inspired,Modern Patterns

Hi guys!

 

I fell in love with this pattern as soon as I clapped eyes on it! I finally got round to sewing it last night, im still deciding on buttons (it’s always a big decision for me) so it’s not completely finished yet.

I had to do quite a bit of adjusting on the pattern because im pretty short. I chose a torquoise and black houndstooth and a plain black trim. Theres a godet in the back centre seam, which I also did in the houndstooth.

Anyway heres a quick photo and I’ll post one of me wearing the dress once I’ve put the buttons on. Im really pleased with how it turned out :)

 

 

 

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Bella April 6, 2014 at 7:05 pm

Lovely. Excellent print for this pattern.

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kathy April 6, 2014 at 10:51 pm

I love the houndstooth with color. What a great dress!

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WendyBee April 6, 2014 at 11:20 pm

Wow! It’s stunning! I remember that pattern and loving it. And wishing I could wear something like that. I just don’t have the figure for it, I’m sorry to say. I think your fabric choice is as perfect as could be and I’ll be curious to see what buttons you choose. And do please model it!

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Bellis Winter April 7, 2014 at 1:17 am

Such a beautiful dress !!!

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Ali Arnold April 7, 2014 at 3:41 am

love this dress :)

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Deb April 8, 2014 at 12:21 am

Really want to see this dress on the average body. Love the pattern, but not sure it would suit me so well. Your fabric choice is perfect for it!

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Ohsewdarling April 10, 2014 at 3:28 am

Thank you! I have actually got the buttons on now and a photo of the dress on, I will do a wee post today with it :) As soon as I saw the fabric I just had to buy some, it was pretty nice to work with too :)

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