Added Nov 8, 2011
I’m very pleased to present my peppermint delight dress – the perfect, breezy dress for summer.
Its funny because I had actually planned to use this fabric as a muslin because I thought the colour was too pale, but after looking at it for a while I decided I would make a dress out of it; and now I love it.
I have made this dress Before , its from Retro Butterick #B4792. Its a relatively easy pattern, as long as you follow the instructions (something which I don’t always do). The neck has a lovely gathered detail and attaches over the extended shoulder straps that connect at the front.
The fabric is 100% linen, even though is wrinkles like a B*&ch (’scuze my french) it is lovely and cool, which is just what I wanted seeing as its heating up here in Sydney.
I really took my time with this dress and I’m very satisfied with the finish. The bodice is self lined and all the seams in the skirt are french seamed. The only problem I had was some slight ribboning on the roll hem – Any tips on how to stop this from happening when easing the hem on a circle skirt?
Read all about it on my blog – Molly-Made
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