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Houndstooth Sugar Plum

Added Oct 10, 2013

by Amity Gleason

Los Angeles, Cal...

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Description

Sugar Plum is a gorgeous dress perfect for wearing alone or pairing with a blazer. Soft flounces cascade down the bodice and delicate buttons close the front where a hidden placket is included for modesty. The skirt and waistband are made from a stable knit for comfortable wear all day long. The unique styling makes this a perfect outfit to grab and wear without thinking about matching separates. With contrasting fabrics, your Sugar Plum can resemble a complete blouse and skirt outfit. Sugar Plum has a very fitted silhouette and the bottom of the waistband should hit at the waist. The hem is designed to rest one inch above the knee.

For this version I made View B. The other three I made are view A. You can see this on the Flickr group: http://www.flickr.com/groups/lolitapatterns/

For all the details, check out the blog post: http://www.lolitapatterns.com/debuting-sugar-plum/

A detailed sew-along featuring Leila of Threedresses.org begins October 27th! Check out the details at: http://www.lolitapatterns.com/sugar-plum/

This product is for sale
By Amity Gleason at Lolita Patterns

Material Notes

I used a rayon houndstooth for the bodice and a finely striped lycra gabardine for the bottom. All fabrics, zipper, buttons, and hook and eye are from the Houndstooth Sugar Plum kit available for sale here: http://www.lolitapatterns.com/shop/houndstooth-kit-sugar-plum/

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Business, Classic, Romantic
Material
Chiffon, Blends, Eyelet, Knits/Jersey, Polyester, Rayon, Satin, Silk, Suiting

Credits

Lolita Patterns, Sugar Plum

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    Oct 10, 2013, 09.50 AMby liliv-1

    Very nice and I like your shoes too!

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    Oct 10, 2013, 06.21 AMby cris orange

    Very nice combining two different fabrics

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