1940s dress conclusion

Im finally finished. I cant believe these dresses took an entire week.

I even did the crazy 40s shoulder pads.

I finished the belts this morning, what a perfect touch!

I freggin love this pattern. Its going to be my new day dress pattern. I love it, and it worked out fantastically. LOVE it! These will be perfect for my event this coming weekend!

More images of each dress on NVL.

14 comments:

  1. They're both great but I especially love the plaid one. It looks amazing with the red buttons and belt buckle.

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  2. Really lovely dresses.

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  3. Wow! I like the orange and blue one, but the one with plaid is just amazing! I think the pattern has gone onto my list. :)

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  4. You made these TWO dresses in a WEEK! Wow! And I have trouble even getting started. Now I'm embarrassed, but you really are inspiring.

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  5. I love your dresses, especially the navy/checks one :) I'm feeling very inspired!

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  6. These are fantastic! Love the collars and the buttons.

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  7. Wow! These are amazing! the pattern is fantastic!

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  8. Stunning! Loooove the belts and the shoulder pads.

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  9. Thanks everyone! I love the plaid one, as was the master plan from the start of the process.

    I tell ya, this pattern is wonderful. Im looking through my pattern stash now to see what else I can make!

    And Cinquefoil, it normally takes me 10-12 hours to make a dress depending on now I brake up my days. I just had different things going on throughout the week that I couldn't just sit down and knock them out.

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  10. Both of these are gorgeous. Your fabric combinations are perfect and you found the right buttons and buckles. Very inspiring.

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  11. After seeing this on the lounge I needed a double dose. I'll be heading over to etsy to find your repro. I'll also be crossing my fingers to look as good as you when I make it.

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  12. They are both amazing dresses. I wish I worked at your speed!

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  13. I love what you've done with the plaid inset panels on the navy dress! Lovely work!

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  14. I loved the black one on you on the QM. Was stunning :)

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