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Pretty Birdie Dress

Added Jan 23, 2014

by mrsoneill

Perth, Australia

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Description

I made this dress using New Look pattern 6022. I made some alterations to the back piece to eliminate the pleat or elastic on the back so it was slightly less sack-like.
It’s simplicity makes it a great pattern to showcase a print, but few seams make it easy to match the print if necessary.
I made this to wear to a wedding, but the polyester fabric isn’t very breathable so in the current heat it may not be very comfortable after all (I was a little bit blinded by the cute bird print, and yet still too lazy to line it when I could just wear a slip to stop the static :P)

Material Notes

Neon green bird print polyester

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Jan 24, 2014, 11.29 AMby Deanna31

    Love the dress. I think I would be swayed by that fabric too.

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      Jan 24, 2014, 01.07 PMby mrsoneill

      Thank you! :)

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    Jan 23, 2014, 09.26 PMby kelerabeus

    This fabric is so cute! You chose the right pattern for that print, I really love the end result :)

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      Jan 24, 2014, 01.08 PMby mrsoneill

      Thanks very much :)

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    Jan 23, 2014, 06.45 PMby slmnstyle

    Cute dress! I love the bird fabric too!

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