Added Dec 22, 2009
I love this dots fabric. I really do. It’s double gauze cotton in natural colour and those irregularly shaped dots are actually gold. Sadly these pictures can not capture the gold colour very well. I want to use the fabric as much as possible, so I came up with this design.
The top bodice part is Indian cotton lined with the dots fabric, and the rest of the dots fabric goes to the bottom part of the dress. The bodice part has overlapped front which I let laid open to the sides, all topstitchings are done with gold threads (which sadly didn’t get captured really well here). The whole fabric width is used here. One selvedge side on the bottom of dress, and another side on the meeting line with the bodice, therefore the dress didn’t need any hem stitchings.
Making this dress was as easy as it looks, only the bodice needs some kind of pattern and the bottom parts are just a pair of rectangles. Yeah, it seems that I use a lot of pairs of rectangles for making clothes.
I’ve made some kind of simple tutorial here in my blog
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