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Navy Eyelet Cambie

Added Jun 17, 2013

by MakizySews

Chicago, Illinoi...






This is Sewaholic’s Cambie pattern, View B. The fabric is the fabulous navy eyelet that I purchased from Britex on a to San Francisco. I used the solid selvage edge of the eyelet for the waist band. The underlining and bodice lining were mystery polyester/synthetic blends purchased from Jo-Ann’s.

I cut out a size 6 and graded the pattern to a size 8 at the waist. I also made a swayback adjustment, which is standard for me on most dress patterns, and took in the upper back shoulder about an inch.

I underlined the eyelet fabric and only added lining to the bodice. I omitted the skirt lining because I worried that the dress was becoming too bulky. I decided that the fabric was opaque enough with the underlining to avoid any wardrobe malfunctions.

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Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear
Cotton, Eyelet, Polyester

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    Jun 18, 2013, 09.17 PMby claudinka

    Great Dress!

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    Jun 17, 2013, 09.35 PMby slmnstyle

    Cute dress! I love it with the red accessories!

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      Jun 18, 2013, 01.07 AMby MakizySews

      Thank you. I love the red and navy combo also :)

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    Jun 17, 2013, 04.45 PMby kisses


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    Jun 17, 2013, 06.47 AMby camis

    Beautiful. I love the polka dots and how well the dress goes with red.

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      Jun 18, 2013, 01.10 AMby MakizySews

      Thank you. It was love at first sight when I saw this fabric in the store.

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    Jun 17, 2013, 05.25 AMby Mary Athey

    gorgeous dress, your fabrics lovely and the fit is fab on you x

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      Jun 18, 2013, 01.10 AMby MakizySews

      Thank you so much!

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