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Australian Summer Fiesta

Added Mar 9, 2013

by nookie

Kelvin Grove, Au...

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Description

Project Run and Play just held a pattern remix and for once I got my act together and finished my version in time to “link”. The remix pattern was The Summer Fling dress from Jessica at MeSewCrazy.
I’m on a fabric buying ban at the moment (my stash is monumental) so I used a sheet and a lace curtain. The only think I bought was the pompom trim.
The variations I made included different sleeves, extending the back yoke, adding pockets (my daugher loves to stash things in pockets) and half circle cut outs on the front bodice, and I didn’t have all the layers of the original skirt.
I love how this turned out and even better, my daughter loves it.
The only thing I would change is the sizing. The fit of the back is huge so it falls off her shoulders a little.

Material Notes

Op shop sheet and lace curtain.
pompom trim

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Children
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Beach, Bohemian

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    Nov 24, 2013, 12.16 PMby caireen

    This is adorable! I love the lace and pompom details, I’d have worn it everyday as kid.

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    Apr 3, 2013, 07.52 PMby saxsilverain

    oh my, the dress looks so lovely & sweet! love all the details you’ve put in it, the pom-poms on the sleeves are just irresistible!

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    Mar 10, 2013, 08.31 PMby nookie

    Thanks. I really enjoyed making it.

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    Mar 9, 2013, 11.42 PMby Mary Athey

    It turned out gorgeous.,well done x

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