Vintage Dress


Before I went on vacation a couple of weeks ago, I had a plan to make some clothes for myself instead of the usual dresses for my girls (although I made dresses for them, too). I wanted to make a top (check, see here), a skirt (check, see here), pants (still to make) and two dresses. The first dress I made a couple of weeks ago (so check, see here) and the second dress I finished today! This vintage pattern I saw in the july issue of Burda. I only changed some little things here and there in the contrasting lines. The dress I wanted to make initially was one with busks and things, but when I saw this one, I must have this one too. The one with the busks can wait till the next summer. Or maybe I'll make that one anyway in a couple of weeks. We'll see.


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This week my bracelet is featured by Blissful Bucket List.


Thank you, Sarah!


Comments

  1. So very cute! Thanks for visiting and your nice comment!

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  2. Really cute dress, Liz! Thanks for visiting and for the sweet comment!

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  3. Lovely and cool for a hot Summer's day...

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    1. Thank you, Pam! Unfortunately it isn't very hot here in The Netherlands at the moment, so I couldn't wear my dress yet :-).

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  4. Lovely dress, and beautiful fabric

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  5. Cute dress! Thanks for sharing at the All Star Block Party.

    Holly

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  6. Super cute dress! I love wearing dresses on these crazy hot days! -Marci

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    1. Thanks, Marci! Unfortunately only lots of rain for the last couple of weeks here in Europe, so I did not wear my dress yet.

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    1. Thank you! Happy Rednesday to you, too!

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  8. It is great you can make such cute things. Making them yourself is big savings. Well done.

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  9. You are very talented! It is vintage sweet.

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  10. Great dress. I have a Blog Hop, and I would love it if you would link this post. You can find it at
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com/2012/07/surf-spray-and-wednesdays-adorned-from.html
    It is called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Blog Hop.
    I hope to see you there. Have a great Day.
    Debi Bolocofsky
    Adorned From Above
    www.adornedfromabove.com

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    1. Thanks, Debi! I linked up both my projects of this week. Thanks for inviting me! Liz

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  11. Great dress! I'm going to have to check out that pattern from Burda!

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    1. Thanks, Leah! The dress is very easy to make!

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  12. Wow.....What a beautiful frock,I would love to try this for my daughter.
    www.blissfulsewing.blogspot.com

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  13. Very cute dress!! I love anything vintage. Stopping by from Family Home & Life linky party and your newest follower.

    Here is what I shared this week: http://craftybrooklynarmywife.blogspot.ca/2012/07/bow-pleated-purse.html

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  14. I saw it in last Burda issue too! Pretty!!! I should try to make something for me. I'm stopping by from I don't remember which Hop. I'm now a new follower ;)

    http://sparkleandco.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks for following me! The pattern isn't very difficult, so you should give it a try. And show me the result :-) !

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  15. Divine. It looks perfect for anytime, day, night, 1950s or 2012. I love your blog - my first visit this pink saturday won't be my last.

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    1. Thanks for you sweet comment, Dear Helen!

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  16. How beautiful!! Happy Pink Saturday and have a nice weekend.

    My PINK

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  17. Wow! That's a beautiful dress!! I Love it! (and want to have it too ;))

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  18. The dress looks great, as the other clothes that you made! I would like to invite you to share this on Saturday Show and Tell (http://www.cheeriosandlattes.com/saturday-show-tell-20/). I'm sure my readers would love this post as well as some of the other posts you have on your site. Thanks and have a great weekend.
    -Mackenzie
    http://www.cheeriosandlattes.com

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    1. Thanks for your very nice comment, Mackenzie! I just linked up a couple of projects to your link party. Thanks so much for inviting me! Liz

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  19. Just beautiful! Visiting from Pink Saturday.

    Pink Slushy Magic, come and see.

    I am your newest follower.

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  20. I love this dress! It is so classy & cute. Visiting from Get Schooled linkup :)

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  21. Stunning, love the cut, and looks so well sewn. I agree about sewing for yourself, I always end up sewing for my kids and not me!

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    1. Thank you for your nice comment, Rhiannon!

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  22. This is such a pretty dress.

    PS: Thank you for linking up to Show Me What You Got Tuesday's @ ODH via: http://ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com/2012/07/live-show-me-what-you-got-linky-party-24.html

    Mrs. Delightful
    www.ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

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  23. What a great dress! I love the contrast on the neckline! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursday!

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  24. Adorable dress! Thanks for sharing at our Handmade Tuesdays party!

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  25. So very cute and perfect for this summer weather.

    Thanks for sharing it at the All Star Block Party

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  26. I've never made myself a dress but yours is great!

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  27. Love that dress!

    Thanks for sharing @'Sew Cute Tuesday'.
    I'll be featuring you tomorrow, so be
    sure to stop by and grab a 'featured'
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    1. Thank you very much for featuring me, Misty! Great honor! Liz

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  28. What a gorgeous dress! Love vintage style. I bet this looks great with your fingerless gloves! Thanks for linking up!

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  29. Very cute, love the contrasting colors.

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  30. That is awesome! Love it!! Thanks for linking up at Hookin On Hump Day!

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