Hey, Whatever Happened To…

…that 1940 vintage summer dress?

Well, I’ve been bad.  I’ve worn this dress three or so times, but have only gotten pictures of it today! And not very many pictures of it either!  I wore it today to an afternoon tea at a private vintage clothing museum, and accessorized accordingly – curled hair, red lipstick, killer cute shoes!

Verdict:  I love love love this dress.  It’s not perfect.  I messed up on the waistband a bit, and I need to find some magenta fabric to make a new waist tie out of.  I also have magenta ribbon that would like to be sewn to the sleeves, yoke, around the pockets, down the front, just to break up the massive florality of it all.  However, as it is right now, I still LOVE this dress.

As you can tell, I’ve been side-tracked by the 1660 silver gown, but it’s shockingly nearing completion, and I’ll be back to vintage summer dresses soon!

(apologies for the blurry and blown-out pictures!)


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