Polka Dot Parfait

Added Jan 29, 2013

by PinupGal

Staten Island, N...

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Description

This dress is based off the Colette Parfait pattern, my favorite among the Colette collection. I’ve made 2 dresses and one tunic from this pattern so far and will be using it again I’m sure. I used a stretch cotton Poplin in a black and white polka dot pattern for a 40’s and 50’s pinup feel and red rose buttons to add a bit of wimsy. I have a full bust (DD) and the size 12 fit me perfectly with no modifications necessary on the top and I used a size 14 for the skirt since I have an hourglass shape and am wider below.

This dress is so comfortable and it holds the torso in nicely.

Material Notes

Stretch cotton Poplin

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

Credits

Colette Patterns - Parfait

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    Feb 3, 2013, 01.56 PMby chula123

    such a pretty dress ! looks lovely on you and the red goes really well with the polka dots !

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    Jan 30, 2013, 04.13 PMby sala22

    This dress is so stunning! I want to make it but I’m wary of the SBA adjustment process with a gathered bust!

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      Feb 11, 2013, 05.38 PMby PinupGal

      I saw a few versions of this dress with a SBA and they awesome! I would say go for it, the gathering on the bust is so simple to do I can’t see it causing any issues for you. This is an easy pattern and by far my favorite. Good luck!

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    Jan 30, 2013, 02.07 PMby PinupGal

    Thank you for the sweet comments, I’ve only been sewing for about 2 years now and I’m so in love with it ;-)

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    Jan 30, 2013, 07.54 AMby leokadia

    heiße fotos!

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    Jan 30, 2013, 06.25 AMby mellu

    Nice dress! The parfait pattern waits for me,too and now you gave me motivan to start it soon.

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    Jan 30, 2013, 05.13 AMby Justine of Sew Country Chick

    Just adorable!

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    Jan 29, 2013, 08.25 PMby clementine75

    Congrats ! Your dress is really nice !

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    Jan 29, 2013, 06.35 PMby Mary Athey

    Its a fabulous dress on.you. The fabric and.the red accents are.lovely.x

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      Jan 29, 2013, 06.37 PMby PinupGal

      Thank you very much, it was such fun to make. I never made a dress with pockets before and since these are added over the front of the dress it was super easy!

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      Jan 29, 2013, 06.59 PMby Mary Athey

      I must check these colette patterns out as your dress.is gorgeous and pockets on A dress are an added bonus x
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