Added Nov 29, 2012
Arroyo Grande, C...
I made this dress a few summers ago with a light blue cotton broadcloth and some Ghanaian Kente cloth I picked up on my study abroad in Ghana back in 2007. I like the way it showcases the bright colors and geometric patterns of the kente cloth without being overwhelming.
The light blue fabric is a 100% cotton broadcloth. I sort of cobbled together two patterns for the top and bottom and modified them to fit in the waistband.
You can check out more of my sewing projects on my blog, Scavenger Hunt
Cotton Broadcloth, Kente cloth
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