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Birdie Mathilde Dress

Added Jan 22, 2014

by katya

London, United K...






This is my second attempt at a Mathilde dress (altered from Tilly’s lovely Mathilde blouse) and I’m infinitely more pleased with this attempt than my last one!

This time I got rid of the tucks at the front and gathered the fabric instead. I wanted to work with the chiffon and get something that was lovely and floaty. I also got rid of the buttons down the back and instead made a cute cut out with a fabric covered button at the neckline. I super pleased with it and like that with a slip underneath you can see through the fabric and it’s not indecent!

All french seemed and bias binding on the inside so there are no messy insides :)

It’s helped me get over my chiffon fear so I see many more chiffon makes in my future!

More info on my blog

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    Jan 24, 2014, 11.38 AMby Deanna31

    Your top is so pretty! Great job

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    Jan 23, 2014, 10.05 PMby eLay

    Hello everyone!Please put me through Patterns,I’m a novice…Pleeeaaasseeee!thanks guys!

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    Jan 23, 2014, 06.13 PMby Denise Wild

    This dress is lovely! This yellow fabric is so unique!

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    Jan 22, 2014, 09.57 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Congrats! This is a very lovely dress! Fun fabric :-)

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    Jan 22, 2014, 09.57 PMby merryla

    Fell in love with the fabric…and the dress!

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    Jan 22, 2014, 12.37 PMby SassyT

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    Jan 22, 2014, 11.32 AMby Mary Athey

    Lovely dress and the fabric’s fab x

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