Added Oct 6, 2011
This green sailor dress was my first dressmaking attempt since high school. I used New Look 6587 for the basic pattern, but changed the buttons to a zipper. I drafted my own sailor collar using this online tutorial . I made the decorative stripes myself so that the fabrics would all match, but in the future I would just fake it and use bias tape or ribbon.
Check it out at my blog, The Crafty Magpie
Also check out my fellow sailors in green, the Chicks Ahoy! of Toronto Roller Derby.
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She made this dress for her high school graduation, and it looks fab!
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