Thursday, April 28, 2011

Viva Dress

Fabric: Sheer gold with flocked black flowers ($3 a yard @ 7 yards - discount bin). Lining- black satin. ($4 a yard @ 7 yards- bought with coupon) both from Joann's.
Pattern: Butterick Retro 4792
Year: c. 1957
Notions: 12" zipper and a belt buckle from a 99c thrift shop belt.
Time to complete: 10 hours
First worn: April 2011 (VLV!)
Wear again? I hope so! Need someone nice to go!








The Facts

VLV 14 Fancy Pants Dress

This was my "fancy pants" dress for Sat. night at Viva.

The Facts
Fabric: Red ticket "dress" fabric (stiff satin) (7 yards at $3 a yard!)
Pattern: Butterick 4918 (below)and McCall's 3830 (style B)
Year: c. 1952
Notions: vintage broach and 14" zipper
Time to complete: 8 hours
First worn: April 2011 (VLV!)
Wear again? I hope so! It is kinda fancy. I want to make another dress like this but in baby pink!