Added Oct 19, 2008
I made this dress to wear to my cousin’s wedding this summer. I made the pattern to my own measurements based on the dress block from Winifred Aldrich’s “Metric Pattern Cutting for Womenswear”. The skirt has a slight A-line. The bib (geometric petals around a central circle) was inspired by an old patchwork pillow my parents have.
purple cotton poplin, which was easy to work with but creases easily, so not the best fabric for a dress!
“Metric Pattern Cutting for Womenswear” by Winifred Aldrich
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