My little Lisette traveller

Added Sep 9, 2012

by alicewang

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Description

This is my version of Simplicity 2246, a Lisette pattern for a shirt dress. I made a view C, with a lightweight cotton that I bought from my mini-moon in Paris (it was a “coupon”, a 3-metre pre-cut length for €10!), and made a couple of alterations including a SBA. UPDATESBA tutorial for this pattern (and similar bodice front patterns) HERE

I was very excited when I had finished this and wore it out straight away! I am also looking forward to wearing this to work next week – it will be the first homemade dress that I’ve worn to work (if we don’t count the work summer ball ;-) )

I made a belt from view A/B too, with the same fabric, and am not sure whether it adds anything to it. What do you think? Do I need it? if so would a contrasting fabric be better?

For more photos and details, please visit my blog

Material Notes

Cotton

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

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

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    Sep 12, 2012, 03.27 PMby everfive

    I love this! I’ve had this pattern in my stash for a while now and I love yours so much, maybe I’ll give it a go! Great Job. xx

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      Sep 12, 2012, 10.21 PMby alicewang

      Ooh that’s so great! I must admit that I had the pattern for quite a while too before tackling it – and it was well worth it ;-) x

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    Sep 11, 2012, 03.41 PMby sewknitting

    It’s so cute, fits you perfectly! Love it.

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      Sep 11, 2012, 06.18 PMby alicewang

      Thank you kindly :)

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    Sep 10, 2012, 04.15 PMby fashiontoppings

    You did a wonderful job on this dress. Way to go!!!

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      Sep 10, 2012, 04.55 PMby alicewang

      Thanks ma’am!

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    Sep 10, 2012, 04.11 PMby Käsekosmonautin

    Very cute and just pure.

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      Sep 10, 2012, 04.54 PMby alicewang

      Thank you :)

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    Sep 10, 2012, 02.59 AMby aluckmann

    I love it!

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      Sep 10, 2012, 08.20 AMby alicewang

      Thank you kindly :-)

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    Sep 9, 2012, 10.41 PMby kess

    I like it both with the belt and without! SO CUTE!

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      Sep 10, 2012, 08.21 AMby alicewang

      Thank you Kess!

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    Sep 9, 2012, 09.58 PMby Mary Athey

    this is lovely on you xx

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      Sep 10, 2012, 08.21 AMby alicewang

      Ta very much! x

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