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It’s the Blitz!!!

On Friday night I pinned up my victory rolls and got my lindyhop shoes on because it was time for my 1940s ‘Blitz’ themed ball! I used the Sensibility Swing Dress pattern but made it floor length (something I didn’t end up liking because my seams showed up quite badly). However as long as you kept your eyes above my waist it was fine! The night was a LOT of fun; the venue, music and everyones costumes were amazing!

On the pattern side of things, the yoke was the most difficult part of the dress and I found online instructions (best that is out there) still confusing but I got there in the end!

Sergent Jon and I!

Not such great photos of the actually dress, I’ll have to wait for the photographer to put some up!

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About aftermartha

I'm 21 years old and live in Auckland, New Zealand and I have a confession, I absolutely love costumes!

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  1. The dress looks great! Would be cool to see some close-up pictures it. I am not sure I know exactly what a Swing Dress is! I love the little mink stole (?) though!

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