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 Ever since i saw this dress for sale on ebay, I was in love. It went way out of my budget, but then I was suprised when pictures popped up on moda.com

50s Purple Wool Cape Collar Cocktail Dress

I would love to be able to make this dress for a Christmas party (and wear it as much as possible after that), but I don't have a clue how to find a pattern similar.

 

Do any of you know of any patterns?

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wow! what a fab dress..... I haven't seen a pattern like that as I recall, I will have a look later on when I have time for some net searching... good luck...

got it! check out simplicity 2868!
sassy lassie made it back in august-- i remembered drooling over the pattern and immediately thought of it when i saw the dress you want! i think with a little tweaking you would have it!

crissy

 

I use the top of of a coat pattern like (http://www.sewdirect.com/acatalog/Vogue_-_1276.htmlthis )and use crissy pattern at the midi/bottow

Maybe you could use the top of  Butterick B5087 http://butterick.mccall.com/b5087-products-8534.php?page_id=410

And the bottom of McCalls 5498http://vintagepatterns.wikia.com/wiki/McCall%27s_5498.

 

 

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