Added Jun 28, 2011
New York, New Yo...
this is my version of the Oliver & S Ice Cream Dress
I slightly changed the look of the dress by avoiding edgestitching and also understitched the hem by hand – always enjoyed hand sewing very much.
I had some problems with instructions for the V-notch on the neckline and pockets and blogged about it on my blog. Check it out if you are interested in a fail-proof way of handling the V-notch.
The print is Robert Kaufman screen print cotton, which I bought at B&J in NYC. The matching solid is a silk cotton blend. If you decide to buy Robert Kaufman print, pre-shrink it very carefully – mine got off-grain and I spent quite some time graining it – this made matching part of the project really challenging.
Plan a weekend getaway in these sweater dresses and furry accessories.
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Clothingengineer made a classic trench in Pantone's 2014 color of the year. Take a look!
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Learn how to set your serger up for sewing a rolled hem in this week's new BurdaStyle Video!
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