LOVELY PATTERN AND HOW NICELY IT FITS HER!
One of my goals for this year is to finish off old projects before dreaming up new ones. While cleaning out my wardrobe at the beginning of the new year I found an A-line cotton dress that was 90% constructed. I promptly put it on the top of my sewing list.
The pattern for this dress comes from the fabulous book Famous Frocks. It is such a gem, I’ve never seen any book like it. The book profiles 10 famous trend-setting women through the decades and has patterns to recreate their dresses, plus a modern variation. Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Twiggy are in there, of course. So far I’ve made two dresses from this book: a Farrah Fawcett wrap dress and this Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis A-line dress.
I must have sewn up most of this dress in 2014. I was very proud of inserting my first invisible zip (zips…
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