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Inspired by the style & ethos of the 1970's handmade movement, I designed & handmade this one of a kind dress to be easy and fun to wear, but still give a chic & modern vibe, you dig?

• Bust = 44 inches around
• Waist = 36 inches around
• Hips = 46+ inches around (taken with pleats *not* fully opened = wiggle room here)
• Bodice Length = 8 inches from scooped neckline to waist (measured at center back), 16 inches long from shoulder seam (at neckline) to waist
• Skirt/Bottom Length = 24 inches from waist to bottom edge
(FYI: the dummy in photos is set to measurements 43 bust, 34 waist, 44 hips. Send me a convo if you'd like more measurements or have fitting questions & I'd be happy to give you personalized advice.)

Design details include:
• Bodice = sleeveless, with a scooped neckline (back is cut lower but still above bra-level), & shaping darts designed for fit your curves. (bodice is based on my Cakewalk Dress, seen here:
• Skirt = straight-meets-a-line shape, with 4 box pleats at the waist (so there's extra hip-room for your hipness), & a deep bottom hem band with applique-trims
• flower-shaped patch pocket with more applique trims

A few last handmade construction details:
• dress fabric is real, vintage yardage from the 1970's (un-used, heavier-weight 100% cotton) + bottom band is a camel/tan colored, vintage, polished cotton
• closes with a side-seam zipper (also a vintage trim).
• neckline & armholes are finished with rayon bias binding (another vintage trim!) that's topstitched in place for a smooth, clean edge.
• dress is easy-care: machine (gentle) wash & tumble dry (low heat).

Want a custom-made Dress like this one, but in your choice of fabric/color & fit to your size/measurements? Great: let's make it happen! Custom-order information is all over here:

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EarthFlower Dress - plus size sheath dress, size 14/16, applique pocket, handmade in vintage 1970s cotton fabric, boho retro -- 44B-36W-46H

$130.00 USD
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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: pattern drafting supplies, depreciation on my machines and tools, electricity to run everything, new sewing machine needles, vintage zipper, vintage seam binding bias and rickrack, vintage cotton fabric, matching thread, over 6 hours design and production time, handmade honesty
  • Ships worldwide from Washington, United States
  • Feedback: 283 reviews
  • Favorited by: 45 people