Added Jun 4, 2012
Newcastle Upon T...
A gathered neckline halter dress. This is made in a dressy, drapey silk, but could be made in cotton lawn or other drapey fabric. I used the 60’s dress as a starting point and altered the front by removing the shoulder sections and adding extra width at the neck – getting rid of the bust darts, bu adding them into the neck ease. I lowered the back and increased the back darts to ensure a good fit. I also used a centre back zip rather than a side one. I also made the dress a touch longer.
soft drapey fabrics, silks, cottons, satins – make it depending on the occassions.
Try out menswear inspired wardrobe staples, like unconventional jackets and high waisted pants.
Find full size patterns for these, and other gorgeous styles in the spring issue!
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Check out Meg's latest mash up of our Princess Seam Top, and see how she made it into a dress!
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Kelerabeus modified our Wool Shorts pattern with adorable scalloped edges.
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