Added Apr 29, 2011
Reading, United ...
This was based on New Look 6457 A. The fabric I used was from the Dolce collection as designed by Tanya Whelan – I love the colours and the birds :) I wore it to the horseracing at the Ascot on a lovely day!
I liked the pattern although the size wasn’t exactly accurate (unless I did something wrong…) so there was a lot of unpicking and re-sewing going on! but we got there in the end!
The original pattern should have straps but when it was done I didn’t quite like how wide the straps were and preferred it to be worn strapless. So I have not sewn them to the front and have simply tied it at the back for now.
Lightweight cotton, fusible lightweight interfacing, concealed zip
Dress up outerwear with deep shawl collars and sew up a lovely fitted dress with a flounced hemline.
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