mokosha

1978

by mokosha on March 6, 2013 · 12 comments

in 1970s

this is my first post

i follow ‘we sew retro’ for a while now

and finally have decided

to jump on the bandwagon

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so, this is a dress that i made using pattern

from burda international magazine

from the summer of 1978

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i made some changes

i’m always too lazy to trace skirt patterns

so i just cut a rectangle, and free hand pleated it

into a skirt

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dress has those cute sleeves with ties

that was my favorite thing about the design

and was really easy one to make

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i omitted the side zipper

there are buttons in front, and dress has enough ease

so i found no need for the zipper

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fabric is cotton shirting

and i loved those alternating big stripes of blues and greys

so i tried to incorporate that into the design

and cut front and back sleeve pieces and front and back bodice pieces

in a way that those lines are preserved

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mokosha

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