Member since 11/1/06
Date: 7/28/12 9:01 PM
It's the pink vintage dress again . . .
I posted about the pattern in the pattern forum, and I'm looking for the fabric too! The link below goes to a gorgeous (and very pink) vintage dress that I would like to re-create in a cool color befitting a redhead. The fabric texture is part of what makes the great preppy look of the dress though. Does anyone know where I can acquire vintage or vintage-style double knit with a diamond pattern like this? I know it must be out there because I own another dress made of this *exact* same fabric in a melon hue. Any tips on acquiring textured double knit in general are also appreciated. Thanks!
Member since 7/15/08
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Date: 7/28/12 10:50 PM
Ebay is a good place to start looking, I've picked up some really funky 70s fabrics there.
Member since 3/9/09
In reply to Kimberlaina
Date: 7/29/12 1:11 AM
Emma One Sock and Marcy Tilton both carry a good assortment of double knits. Also check Gorgeous Fabrics and Christine Jonson Fabrics. They're all online highly reputable shops.
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Member since 8/24/02
Date: 7/29/12 7:20 PM
Look at the Goodwill or estate sales, I see it all the time.
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