1950s | Dresses | Pattern Drafting

Warm wool winter dress – now with added glamour

January 20, 2015

A few years ago, the nicest fabric store in town was going out of business. Before they did so, they sold of all the stock at sale prices. I still have some fabrics in my stash from that sale. Such nice fabrics that I’m a bit afraid to cut into them…

zakkenBut now I have finally made a dress from this lovely wool crepe.

I considered a couple of vintage patterns for it but ended up drafting my own pattern after all.

hoedClean lines, a 1950’s style silhouette and big pockets.

achterIt feels very chique yet quite comfortable. I should remember to wear it and not keep it on a hanger and just look at it lovingly every time I open the wardrobe…

You can read more about it and there are more pictures and a technical drawing on my blog

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