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(Originally priced at $100, now over 50% off! WHAT?!? Yup, I'm clearing out the "old" to make room for new, Spring sewing.)

Flirty & cheerful, I designed & handmade this Dotty Dress to make every day a little more fun. Combining equal parts of 1960's Mod Scooter Dress style with 1980's brightness and whimsy, this dress has:
• a modified a-line shape, cut & darted to fit busty curves but not be too tight through the waist & thighs/legs.
• an out-sized, peter pan style collar, made from 2 layers of vintage, black & white polka dot chiffon (plus black ribbon for contrast & extra style).
• a generous hemline ruffle (8.5 inches tall), made from a double-layer of the chiffon (with a softly folded bottom edge) that floats & flirts when you move

DRESS MEASUREMENTS: ("flat" = totally unstretched, "stretched" = to a comfy/wearable dimension)
• Bust = 42 inches flat, 45 inches stretched
• Waist = 41 inches flat (don't recommend wearing stretched here)
• Hips = 46 inches flat, 49 inches stretched
• Length (neckline to bottom at center back) = 31.5 inches + 8.5 inches ruffle
(Size estimate = women's 16/18. Model in photos is a size 20/22, so this one's a bit tight on her. Designed to be looser in the waist, so use the bust & hip measurements to compare to your body/a dress you own to judge your best fit; or contact me & I'd be happy to give you personalized advice. For tips on how to measure for your best fit, see: http://www.hissyfitoly.com/how-to-measure.html)

Some final details: Dress fabric is a vintage, 1970s double-knit polyester with a woven pattern of sunshine yellow polka dots on a white ground (un-used yardage, carefully laundered). Collar & ruffle are made from a synthetic chiffon with a black on white polka dot pattern. Dress is slip-on (no closures). Armholes, neckline, & bottom are fully finished with self-fabric bias binding (hidden inside) & topstitched in white.

Oh, and check out Hissyfit's Policies page for more info about the usual payment/shipping/refund ba-jazz: just click the tab above or here's the link: https://www.etsy.com/shop/hissyfitoly/policy

SALE - Dotty Dress - plus size, size 16, size 18, double polka dot fun, peter pan collar, yellow black white, chiffon ruffles -- 43B-41W-47H

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: pattern drafting supplies, depreciation on my machines and tools, electricity to run everything, new sewing machine needles, thread, vintage knit poly fabric, vintage chiffon fabric, 6 hours design and production time, laundry supplies time energy, camera and computer to bring this to you, handmade honesty
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 292 reviews
  • Favorited by: 40 people