Added Oct 24, 2011
This 1960s Marimekko Print is probably my favorite textile print of ALL TIME so you can imagine how excited I was when I found a cotton-quilting fabric in this print.
This dress is made with a sun dress pattern I drafted myself (my most used pattern). I should probably mention the zip is a side zip.
Happiness is walking around in summer in this dress. I feel feminine, lively and just more “me”.
As you can see I am not too fussy when it comes to matching up my print. But I did want the red flower to be in the middle.
Time to complete: Around 4 hrs
Date Completed: mid-early 2011
Amount of times worn: 3
Fitting notes: Excellent fit. My favorite
Fabric: About 2.60 meters of this glorious lightweight cotton with 1960s Marimekko design. The fabric was about $16.96 a meter.
Lining: lined the bodice with a red lightweight cotton.
Pattern: Self-drafted sun dress
Notions: 25-35cm white invisible around $1 (bought in bulk on ebay)
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