Plain Jane? Anything but!! Our own sweetheart cut bodice full gored skirted dress in Jet Black! These are normally $67 retail. You won't find this at your local mawl! This is a size LARGE.
This one has 3/4 length sleeves. It's as close to a "winter" dress as we get here! Perfect, in our opinion for 3 season wear.
The top part of the dress is done in heavy, stretchy tee shirt knit cut in a sweetheart style with a rounded VEE neckline and 3/4 length sleeves from this same fabric. The top of the dress is pieced-- the front is done in the sweetheart flattering style that curves down from the underarm and runs down the side of the bust. The piecing then comes to a point at the center waist. This knit is jet black. We've lightened a couple of the closeups so you could see the details of the "cut" but it is jet black.
From the waist down the dress is simple cotton and is lined with a lighter cotton gauze --only part way down. Why part way? Because the skirt part of the dress is pieced.... with huge gore triangle pieces so we wanted the lower half to "float and spin"... and they'll do that! But we wanted to also be sure they weren't "see thru" and they're not.
You can twist it and dry if you like. Our idea for wear is to rumple the skirt part somewhat and that way you don't have to press...PLUS they are then a good traveler too! For the photo's we've lightly steamed to simply get out the shipping "folds".
Just an all around cool gypsy dress with a one of a kind vibe!
"Slumber on, my little gypsy sweetheart,
Dream of the field and the grove.
Can you hear me, hear me in that dreamland
Where your fancies rove?
Slumber on, my little gypsy sweetheart,
Wild little woodland dove.
Can you hear the song that tells you
All my heart's true love?"
Words by Harry B.Smith
Music by Victor Herbert
First published 1898, now in public domain.
Measurements taken with the garment flat and measured across the front only. We usually tell you to allow some "wiggle room" but with this sweetheart style, the top should fit "snug". In our measurements, we did a relaxed and stretched measurement and we didn't stretch to the "limit" but rather, we're giving you a "safe" measurement!
Bust at the top side seam: 16" & stretches to 20"
Midriff: 15" & stretches to 19"
Waist: 18" & stretches to 21"
Sleeve Length: 18.5"
100% cotton. Cold water wash by hand.
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