Mad men, dress in the style of Joan

by barbarajanemade on April 15, 2014 · 4 comments

in 1960s,Mad Men Inspired,Vintage Sewing

For Julia’s third Mad Men challenge, and my first, I tried my first ever knit dress. I was after a look inspired by Joan. Joan wears many gorgeous figure hugging frocks and often some amazing long necklaces to complement her look.

I used Simplicity 1653 which is a mock-wrap style with wool modal knit. It was a steep learning curve sewing knit for the first time. I have more info over on my blog. Thanks for reading and happy sewing.

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señorita mandarina April 15, 2014 at 6:21 am
barbarajanemade April 15, 2014 at 6:46 am

Thank you.

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Jet Set Sewing April 15, 2014 at 8:06 am

Looks very “Joan” and I like that mock wrap pattern for avoiding wardrobe malfunctions.

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barbarajanemade April 15, 2014 at 2:41 pm

Absolutely, my thoughts exactly.

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