Vintage Sewing

Liesl’s Dancing Dress Pattern Give Away

May 2, 2011

I am happy to launch a give away for a copy of the Liesl’s Dancing Dress pattern from Edelweiss patterns! To enter leave a comment on this post by Saturday 7th May 2011. I will draw a winner randomly on Sunday 8th. This give away is open internationally. Good luck!

Here’s a little more information about Edelweiss Patterns and the Leisl’s Dancing Dress pattern:

Edelweiss Patterns offers sewing patterns for Sound of Music costumes, and their first pattern release is “Liesl’s Dancing Dress”, a vintage 1930s style with billowy sleeves, a fitted bodice, and full circle skirt that’s perfect for dancing! Inspired by the dress Liesl wore in the gazebo, this delightful pattern has all the charming details “Liesl” fans admire, and contains sizes 6-20 printed on sturdy paper in one envelope. (Bust 30.5″ – 42″) The pattern has computer drawn illustrations and a full color photo on the front cover, it is also excellent value. Visit for more pictures, and be sure to sign up for the free e-newsletter to learn when the next pattern releases are available. More Sound of Music dress patterns are in progress, including “Baroness Schraeder’s Evening Gown” and “Maria’s Gazebo Dress”

  1. I would really like to enter, this has always been my favorite costume from the entire movie. Thank you.

  2. I have adored this dress since I was about 5! It's probably the first article of clothing I ever noticed-at 5 I wanted that dress! Dreams do come true 🙂

  3. Wow I think everyone loves that dress and it is a great pattern, I would love to enter, are there details on how to enter or do we just post here?

  4. before even reading the post i said,"hey that looks exactly like the dress on the sound of music!" and my sister said "it IS, look at the post dummy…" I hope i win!!!!
    it is beautiful!!

  5. I have loved this movie since I was a toddler. I was in Salzburg and had to visit all the Sound of Music locations and sang along too of course. Loved this dress!!!

  6. I can't believe it! I've always thought that someone needed to make a pattern of this dress….and now it finally exists. It's so beautiful and perfect!

  7. I LOVE THAT DRESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    And I am 16, like Liesl 😀
    We are at home with seven children too!
    Kind regards,

  8. I LOVE THAT DRESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    And I am 16, like Liesl 😀
    We are at home with seven children too!
    Kind regards,

  9. Wow, that is a lovely pattern! Liesl is my favorite Sound of Music character (I am the eldest child, just like her), and that is my favorite dress that she wears!

  10. Oh, how exciting. This is such a dreamy dress. I remember that scene well. Please count me in.

    sewingwithtrudy at yahoo dot com

  11. Here's to learning from young, impetuous love. 🙂 I love that dress! Are you going to do the outfits sewn from curtains?

  12. What a wonderful website- can't wait to see the other patterns! Would love to win the pattern for the Liesl dress!

  13. oh that's my favourite dress from the Sound of Music, even better than the outfits Maria makes from curtains!

  14. One of my favorite movie costumes, ever. I think it was this dress that got me interested in costuming when I was a little girl!

  15. I do believe that Liesl's dancing dress is one of the most beautiful gowns from The Sound of Music. I couldn't imagine anyone not loving it. So divinely simplistic, yet so elegant. I would love to own a pattern for this dress.

    God bless,
    Sarah Grace

  16. The dress, the song, the dance, the glass gazebo…was any part of that scene NOT iconic?!
    I would love to make this!

    "Fellows I meet, may tell me I'm sweet, and willingly I believe!" ;D

  17. This is a lovely romantic dress. Perfect for a summer wedding or a stylish summer picnic/family ocassion. Love the fabric

  18. I would love this pattern, my daughter is getting married and this would be a beautiful dress for the Rehearsal Party!

  19. I am 16, going on 17 in February… a LONG time away.

    This dress would be perfect! I need a dress for my swing dance class and I can't think of anything better!

    I hope I get it!

    Thanks for a lovely giveaway.

    cherry_cat at y7mail dot com

  20. I have been in love with this dress since I can remember! when I was 1 year old my parents have me on video dancing to this song. Since then I've been so completely obsessed with Liesel. This dress has inspired my whole style to this day as an adult. Chiffon fabric played on a flowy yet flattering pattern, so absolutely wonderful! I would love love love love love to get this pattern!

  21. Oooooh! Win or not,I'll be making this dress. And I can't wait to see the other pattern releases!

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