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Spring Fling Dress

Added May 16, 2012

by superflorence

(Near) Leeds, Un...






My first piece of clothing for a while, been busy with little projects, and it’s a summer dress. Who knows why it’s the middle of winter or something here…
I used fabric that my sister had bought me from the Victoria and Albert Museum for my birthday, and some dark blue cotton I bought from Amazon. I used the pattern McCalls 6503.

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    May 16, 2012, 11.01 PMby Debbie Allingham

    Really cute! You’ve inspired me to get making summer dresses – despite the temperature!

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      May 18, 2012, 06.32 PMby superflorence

      Thankyou- I might wear it for an upcoming tea dance that is happening for the Jubilee.

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    May 16, 2012, 06.12 PMby maevie82

    Awwww lovely. x

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      May 18, 2012, 06.24 PMby superflorence

      Thanks Maevie- needs sun now :(

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    May 16, 2012, 05.08 PMby laracrj

    I love the collar and pleating! Very jealous of your V&A fabric – what a lovely sister you have

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      May 18, 2012, 06.22 PMby superflorence

      Indeed she is! I went to the V and A and drooled over the fabric and left with a postcard! I still have some left so you may see another post soon that looks a bit similar!

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