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July 18, 2008

My sister likes the 50s style. In spring I bought a pattern from 1954 of a “misses jumper” dress on ebay and we decided to sew her a dress when she visits us in summer.

So what do you do when it´s 36°C outside?? Yes, you go inside, turn on the aircon and start sewing…. ;)

I also had a pattern for a 50s full skirt with petticoat. So we did a one layer petticoat to match. We are quite happy with the results :)

The red bunny fabric my sister brought from Sweden, bought at Ahlens. It´s a medium weight woven cotton.

Tulle for petticoat is bought at local fabric store Komolka.

The petticoat just consists of 4 pieces sewn together to one layer with serger. Then I just “overlocked” it to an elastic band and finished it with a rolled hem at the bottom.

Now my sister and the dress are on their way back to Sweden…. bye, bye.

4 Comments leave one →
  1. Sofia permalink
    August 26, 2008 9:15 pm

    Jag hade denna klänning pa ett bröllop och jag har aldrig fatt sa manga positiva kommentarer. Även en helt okänd person pa vägen hem, när jag väntade vid ett övergangsställe, sa “vilken fin klänning du har”… hur ofta händer detta??? Det blev en helt underbar klänning! Thank you sis!


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