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“Orange Flower” Sheer Cotton Dress

January 16, 2017

Ok, this might not technically be vintage, but it is certainly chock full of retro style.  So I went with the 30’s feel of one of the views and made a great warm weather dress out of a sheer floral cotton.  I used Butterick’s #5951, from year 2013.

I had problems with the fit of this pattern, especially the sleeves, but with the help of an added underarm gusset this dress is a success.  Especially since I squeezed this in with having just under two yards of fabric to work with!

To see and read more please visit my blog’s page for this project here.

  1. I love to see more ’30s fashion on here! So glad you posted the link for your blog too – I’m having fun checking it out! I like your attention to detail and your helpful comments on how you found the construction process for your projects.

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