Added May 19, 2010
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This is my version of the Heidi dress which I made to wear to a wedding on Saturday. I used a slight stretch white cotton with a black floral pattern and lined it with a white satin backed crepe. Other people who’ve made this said it comes out large and I found the top to be really big for me. If I make this pattern again I’d cut the top a size smaller but the size 40 skirt was fine.
The instructions to line the bodice made absolutely no sense at all so I made it up as I went along which caused a few problems but I got there in the end.
You can read more about it and where I got the inspiration on my blog http://parakeetpie.wordpress.com/2010/05/19/heidi-goes-to-a-wedding/
The glass of champagne as an accessory looks really good wouldn’t you say? It tasted good that’s for sure!
Black and white floral cotton with stretch
White satin backed crepe for lining
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