Factory Overall 1915

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I love this outfit – it is entirely functional with a certain apron mentality – and not a cinched waist in sight. See how the buttoned waist band just sits comfortably over a sack load of anything? To dress it up – just sling an old cardigan on top and you’re good to go. Footwear? Hefty walking shoes complete the look.

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I first made it in this soft stripy cotton – successful but rather reminiscent of the pyjama.

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So it went in the dye bath and seems improved. Gardening dress? Maternity dress? General overall?

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If only Vita Sackville-West were around to promote it – she certainly nailed the look at Sissinghurst!

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  1. Want!!! Only… it’s too pretty to use for work. 🙂

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