Flapper dress conclusion.

Oh dust bowl, how I love thee.


I finally finished all the hand sewing on my flapper dress. I do think it turned out rather well. The sheer fabric is so light and breezy, and I think I have somewhere to wear it to next week.



I even managed to smash my hair into my sun bonnet for this make shift photo shoot.


The underdress I'm wearing is the coral colored slip I made for the Air Raid that I never wore. 


I have some light coral cotton that I want to whip up an underdress for this dress because the Air Raid slip is pretty heave and hot. But I was looking in my closet, and I also have a floor length coral rayon underdress for the navy floor length gown I made last year. 


Geeze! I'm making coral the foundation slip color of the century!

In any account, I'm going to make it because it works. I think this turned out very well and I look cute, always a plus! 

I'll have more photos on NVL by next week, and photos of my floor length Balboa dress too. 


As soon as I hem it.
Have a great Saturday!

15 comments:

  1. the flapper dress is gorgeous!
    i've been reading your blog for ages - xxoo

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  2. You look adorable I love that dress and that is saying a lot as the 20s flapper styles don't really turn my crank.

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  3. Lovely-also love the balboa.

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  4. It is so very delicate and pretty! I bet it will be nice for the summer. The ties perplex me...I feel like they should be tied!

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  5. Hiya...I'm your newest follower! Found you over at sew Retro and Love your blog....Very inspiring! Love your dresses too!

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  6. Love it. Can't wait to see the balboa one properly.

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  7. A lovely dress, and fun, too! Thanks for the Sam Cooke.

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  8. Thanks everyone! I really do like how it turned out. I even got a black and white version of this fabric just in case I wanted to make another one :)

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  9. Shelley, I'm bookmarking you and later adding you to my links. I too have never much liked 20's flapper fashions but this turned out cute!

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  10. I think it is really cute and becomes you well!

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  11. I LOVE that dress! You look awesome!

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  12. 1920's = Flapper Dresses
    1930's = Dust Bowl

    p.s I love the dress and love your blog. Thanks for putting it out here.

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  13. Flapper dress does not always equal 20s, anonymous, as a lot of the same eliminates translated into the very early 30s. Pair this dress with the right hat (as the one Im wearing, and Id fit in quite well at a dust bowl picnic.

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  14. That is quite possibly one of the cutest dresses I have ever seen and you wear it soooo well! Great Job!

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