Added Aug 3, 2012
This cute dress is a linen blend I bought far too many years ago! Daughter No2 pulled it out of my overflowing fabirc boxes last summer and pinned a note to it, asking for it to be made in Burdastyle no108 05/2011. It has taken a year to get round to it, but at long last, here it is!
Note to self – don’t use a stripe fabric when such acute angles are present in the shapes of the pattern pieces, matching will never happen!! It was a petite pattern, so I toiled it to check fitting, especially as Daughter No2 is anything but petite! The bodice was fine, but the skirt waay too short.
I’m really happy with it, it has a cute ‘60s vibe to it, and I know she’ll wear it as much as she can in the remaining gasps of summer. I might even try it in a wool crepe to wear with a long-sleeve tee for the winter…
On another note, Daughter no2 now has 27 Dresses….
Make something special and practical for your friends and family this holiday season!
Pattern of the Week
This slim-fit dress makes a perfect cocktail dress for this time of year!
Sweet dresses, an outfit for a doll, and cute embellishments are fun for the holidays!
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