Madmen challenge 3 a bit of Joan

by cawmags on April 14, 2014 · 3 comments

in 1960s


For my   entry in Julia’s challenge I decided to channel a bit of Joan.   The pattern is Burda 7178 which I think is quite authentic to the period.  I love the huge collar and pretty pleased overall, though the skirt could be tighter (or my curves bigger).  For more details please visit my blog at



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EmSewCrazy April 14, 2014 at 4:17 pm

Beautiful color and style on you! Lovely dress.


Jet Set Sewing April 14, 2014 at 7:37 pm

A very nice version of Joan’s typical jewel-toned wiggle dress.


Lauriana April 16, 2014 at 12:19 am

What a lovely dress and the colour looks great on you.
I can see what you mean about the skirt but this way it will be easier to wear in real life.


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