My first sundress

Added Jul 10, 2012

by JuCarneiro

Lisbon, Portugal

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Description

This is the first “serious” dress I’ve made myself! It is based on the Sonja dress pattern, from Salme Patterns, except for the bottom part – which I tried to make into a nice and simple full skirt.

Material Notes

Flowery cotton fabric

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer, Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual, Romantic
Material
Cotton

Credits

Personal blog

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    Oct 9, 2012, 08.15 PMby elisagabrielle

    You did a great job on this! Im going to attempt to try this myself!

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      Oct 10, 2012, 08.12 PMby JuCarneiro

      Thank you!! =) You should really try it! I didn’t find it all that hard (and I’m just a rookie) and I love wearing it!

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    Aug 29, 2012, 12.08 AMby Meg Hardin

    This is so lovely!! I think I might give the Sonja a try (:

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      Aug 29, 2012, 07.37 PMby JuCarneiro

      Thank you!! You definitely should, it’s a very comfy and fun dress to wear! =)

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    Aug 21, 2012, 06.24 AMby prettysewinggirl

    Wow, love this dress and pattern! I’ve never seen the Sonja before… but I want to try it now :)

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    Jul 11, 2012, 02.33 PMby luluxo

    perfect! it’s adorable and you should make a fleet of those :)

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      Jul 11, 2012, 05.59 PMby JuCarneiro

      Thank you!! =) I’ll definitely consider it! ;)

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    Jul 11, 2012, 04.53 AMby mwelland

    Congratulations on your first serious dress! It looks great, and I like the gathered skirt alteration.

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      Jul 11, 2012, 05.58 PMby JuCarneiro

      Thanks so much! =) I’m really just beginning on this sewing thing, but I was really happy with the result!

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/my-first-sundress