swing dress

Hi All! I’ve finished another sewing project! This one is a mid 1940s day dress. I knew the pattern would be a touch large for me, but I went ahead and made it up anyway without making any alterations. And guess what? Yup, it was a little too big! Well, actually it’s quiet wearable but [...]

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Hi guys  I have been wanting to share this one with you for a while …. a 1940s  party dress for my daughter to swing in an original 1940s pattern made up in a  green polyester crepe made up exactly as pattern stated, just shortened the pattern pieces for petite frame…..after pinking the seams I [...]

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Hello all, I have just finished a little 1940s dress for my lovely daughter who has just taken up ‘Swing’ dancing and I must say loving it…she’s like a duck to water the original dress was found in a charity shop in london , the shop originally wanted £25 for it , but it was in [...]

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I made this dress for Christmas and have only managed to photograph it today! The pattern is ‘Sense and Sensibility 40′s Swing Dress’ and I’ve made one before. The pattern instructions aren’t the clearest and I had problems with the bodice first time around, this time I remembered my previous mistakes. I’m not sure it’s [...]

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