The Elisabeth Dress

Made From a Sewing Book

Seam Queen

I finished my cotton dress for the Fall for Cotton sewing challenge hosted by Roshelle and Tasha.

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I used the Elisabeth 1950’s dress pattern from the book BurdaStyle VIntage Modern.

vintage-cover_homeI really love this book, which I borrowed from the library. I could tell that I was the first person to actually use the inclosed patterns to trace off two of the vintage looks that I planned to make. The sizing of the patterns fit me wonderfully with out any alterations. I love when that happens. I did make bodice muslins first thought, just to be sure.

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Besides the 1950’s dress, I also traced off the 1920’s pattern and made it up in a muslin. It’s adorable! It has a drop waist and 3 bias cut ruffles that hang beautifully. I can’t wait to make that one up in a pretty apparel fabric.

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The fabric that I used for…

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Seamstress, Sewist, Artist, Fashionista, Quilter, Upcycler, Textile Obsessed!
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