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- Self drafted kimono sleeve bodice and mandarin collar. – Simplicity 2180 vintage fifties dress pattern used for skirt. Lots more pictures and construction deets on my blog

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I finally finished my retro dress from Butterick patterns B6582. I’ll be honest with you. Although the illustrations on the pattern envelope of elegant feminine look of 60s do get you excited about buying this pattern, you don’t get that retro look when your project is finished. Or maybe, it’s just me lacking the elegancy Still, my love [...]

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