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60s dress in progress

by sew60s on March 27, 2013 · 13 comments

in 1960s

I am working on one of my first 60s dresses, the Butterick 5780  so I thought I’d share my progress with you, charming retro people!

I love 60s dresses with details like yokes, bibs and panels and this dress has a wicked central panel/yoke: I chose a floral corduroy, contrasted here with denim for the side panels. The curvy central shape is a devil to sew without puckering, as is the necessary symetry,  but I am getting there, with patience and perseverance!

Follow my 60s adventures here: lafolieemilie.blogspot.com

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