1950s | Dresses | Vintage Sewing

Vintage Vogue 1171 – Part 2

By on November 29, 2011

It took me a bit longer then it should have but I’ve finished my Vintage Vogue dress. Here it is

This is the first item of clothing I’ve made on my new dress form and the only thing I fuddled up was the length of the hem.

Overall I am happy with how this turned out. If you would like to see construction of the dress please feel free to visit me.

Happy sewing everyone.

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1950s | Dresses

Vintage Vogue 1171 – part 1

By on November 14, 2011

I’m half way through this pattern and am just loving it. I hope to finish the whole dress by the weekend, well that’s the plan anyway.

What do you think so far? Have you sewed something with buttons down the front? I would love to hear any tips/hints you might have. This is also the first time I’ve sewn bound button holes.

If you would like to see more of the construction so far it’s HERE. Happy sewing everyone.

Atomic Mum

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