My mom has old blouses I could do this with. (blog also has lots of other 'glam-up' fashion ideas)
Carrie on Wall Street in a vintage 1940's dress
1950 dress patterns for plus sizes | Polka-dot/Black Retro Polka-Dot Swing Dress
I love this dress which was made by modifying a Simplicity pattern with a graceful collar and neckline and adding self fabric buttons.
V8577 Close-fitting, lined, flared dress with darts, front and back gathers, side front pockets with pocket bands and button front closing. For batiste, gingham, washed silk, lightweight linen
Vintage Dress Pattern - Butterick 6141 - Vtg 1950's Halter Dress and Brief Jacket
Sara Berman Style Dress, tutorial for confident beginners
A great dress pattern to create for those who love to sew vintage style clothing.
Dress: pattern modcloth lace overlay pink flower straps rouching sweetheart neckline pretty prom
Love the hankerchief hem and use of trim on this dress. Easy way to make a simple dress pattern fantastic. *** Weet nie of dit 'n patroon het nie, maar oulike idee ***