help with buttons

Hello again from SUNNY England, yes it was actually sunny today :)

some of you who catch my page on facebook know that i am making a 1950s dress for Twinwood , this is a vintage

festival in Bedford England the last three days of August…great fun 1940s and 1950s big dress up party…

You may also know that I made a 1940s Dress for my daughter to get her dancing …

well it worked and she will be dancing at Twinwood with her new pals :)

Anyway back to the dress.. 

I am using an original 50′s pattern (Weldons 2735) I got on esty from the USA ,

although the pattern contruction was quite basic, so I changed a few things :)

all the seams are french seams, and I put in piping and facings instead of just biasing of the edges, I also cut the bolero twice so it looks the same inside and out…I will show you all more about that another time if your intested along with a picture of me wearing it

As the fabric is an original printed 1950s cotton and i have stayed true to the period i wanted original buttons to finish it ….

I have been having very little luck finding some until today when I recieved a package from ebay …these arrived

sweet, but I’m not sure they are right for the dress…

difficult I know , but if you could give it a moment and let me know what you think…PLEASE :)

Ohh I also thought you might like to see the sweet little hat I found  to go with it …

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