Rose wrap dress with a wide collar

This dress was made by Sera Mitchinson's grandma Phyllis Leitch. Phyllis tended to make her own outfits for parties and holidays the night before the occasion, on her old black singer. "She would stay up half the night sewing in the kitchen while my Grandpa went to bed, and on more than one occasion would finish the hand sewing in the car on the way. Hmm, I am guilty of the same thing!"

Details

Credit: Courtesy of Sera Mitchinson
Maker: Phyllis Leitch
Garment type: Day dress
Material: Cotton
Colour: Green and white floral print
Date: 1950s