HSF/M Challenge #3 Stashbusting Late 30s Rayon Dress

This challenge is pretty straight forward. I love late 30s early 40s fashion and feel like it fit in perfectly with stashbusting seeing make do and mend and the great depression.  I bought the blue rayon at a rummage sale in St. Louis I think it is 40s or earlier due to the type of dog and the style.

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The Details:

What the item is: rayon novelty print dress.

The Challenge: #3 stashbusting

Fabric: dog and dish print rayon and black cotton velveteen

Stashed for?: 5 years or more

Pattern: self drafted

Year: 1937-1942

Notions: one tiny vintage button and a pearl plastic buckle

How historically accurate is it? I would say 80% If the sleeves and hem were longer I would say 100%

Hours to complete: about 10

First worn: today for pictures but I love it and I am sure I will wear it again and again

Total cost: When I bought the materials I’m sure it was under $20

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