Added Sep 21, 2012
This dress was on my wish list of new patterns from Simplicity’s new range (Leanne Marshall). If I could have bought the dress on the pattern cover I would have its so cute and I loved the green and pinky colour.
I made this dress from quilting material that happened to be on sale and was at bargain price. I never remember to look in the quilting section for material so that was lucky!
This dress feels like a real pretty twirl dress with a wide pleated and puffy skirt. I think if I made it in pink it would have been a girly overload. The top part of the dress has some really cute features like the front slit on the upper chest. The sleeves are fantastic I realised after taking the photos that you can fold them over to look shorter but hey, looks like you can wear them long as well!!
See more pics and review on the pattern here: http://i-heart-fabric.blogspot.com.au/2012/09/simplicty-1755-dress.html
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