Added Oct 21, 2012
by Amy Thomas
Leeds, United Ki...
I saw a gorgeous red polka dot Sosie dress worn by Elsie on A Beautiful Mess. Now I wasn’t going to pay to buy the dress and have it shipped to England when I could sew something myself!
I drafted the pattern based on photos, omitted the shoulders and found the perfect spot fabric.
More on my blog http://almondrock.wordpress.com/
Red polka dot chiffon £1 a metre from Jack’s Fabrics
Red cotton lawn lining £2.40 a metre from B&M fabrics
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