The polka dot experience


I made this dress for last Christmas and was really pleased with it. However, since the pattern wasn’t my size I enlarged it and apparently enlarged it too much- I think the knots on my shoulders are too big. After seeing Zibergirl’s version of the dress, I want to make another one, here’s the pattern, a reprint from 1953:



16 responses to this post.

  1. Oh my goodness your dress is adorable!! I love the bows on the shoulders xx


  2. Wow, you made that? It’s absolutely beautiful! I wish I had a dress like that 🙂


  3. This dress is gorgeous, it’s such a beautiful shape! I think you did a great job xx


  4. It is a very pretty dress!


  5. I think the shoulders look fine and dandy. Great work!


  6. Now THAT’S a great photo.


  7. Beautiful! Polka dots and 50’s petticoats are always lovely!


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