collar

I decided to make a new summertime dress for my daughter.  While the silhouette of the Vogue 8788 is lovely, I just felt it was missing something.  So, I drafted a peter-pan collar for the dress!   We picked out a blue cotton lawn fabric with little white and green polka dots for the body [...]

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I made this dress for Julia Bobbin’s Mad Men Dress Challenge. My inspiration was this teal dress that Joan wore in season 5. I used Butterick 2952 as a base pattern, but I made several alterations and additions. I added buttons on the front bodice, changed the neckline and drafted a collar to go with [...]

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Oh, 1950s dresses how do I love thee! I’ve had this fabric in my stash for a while and I knew exactly what type of dress that I wanted to make with it! A great 50s double breasted dress with a great collar! And too top it off, I found a pattern with pockets (Simplicity [...]

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