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Mad Men Dress Challenge 2…I’m In!

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The wonderful Julia Bobbin is hosting another Mad Men Dress Challenge to celebrate the start of season 6! Though my body style is similar to Joan, I love all the floral dresses both Betty and Trudy wear. Now the decision is which pattern and fabric to choose…

I have 3 yards of black rayon with bright red poppies that would make a superb wiggle dress similar to Joan’s black and red rose dress and I even have a vintage pattern, Simplicity 5939 that begs to be sewn.

Even so, I am drooling over the new Amy Butler Alchemy line of voiles that would look perfect with a gathered dress and small crinoline. Hopefully I can decide early enough to actually stitch a dress before Easter!

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About sullivan1970

40 something wife and mother of 3 Dog lover. Crafter. List maker

3 responses »

  1. How exciting, good luck. I’ve just started a new dress which is very Audrey Hepburn, I’m wondering if that would work?

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    • I would think so. Some of Megan’s clothing from the first season she was on the show were more like Audrey’s. I picture cigarette pants and “artsy” type clothing for Megan when I think of her. Audrey Hepburn had such an iconic style, you can’t go wrong emulating her!

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