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Stripes and florals

Added Jun 22, 2013

by Redsonia

Piedmont, Italy






Recently I have been immersed in the fascinating art of Italian cuisine, so I sewed little. On my last visit to my favourite fabric shop I spotted this trendy floral striped fabric and was literally blown away by it. I took the last 90 cm remnant piece and decided to sew a mini dress. The fabric called for simple design as it was a pity to cut this fabulously fashionable print. The pattern from the June issue of Burdastyle magazine ( 7/2013_112) was the love from the first sight: V-neckline, no darts, easy to wear, comfy and casual at the same time.
I finished the neckline with the bias binding made from the main fabric. A couple of hours and an essential piece is added to my summer wardrobe.
More pictures on my blog

Material Notes

Cotton blend




Garment Type

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    Jun 23, 2013, 03.00 PMby loves2sew555

    The fabric is beautiful. I love how the flower print gets smaller towards the top of the dress. Perfect for summer!

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    Jun 23, 2013, 10.45 AMby cris orange

    I love that fabric and what you did with it!

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    Jun 23, 2013, 08.20 AMby Mary Athey

    gorgeous dress and gorgeous fabric. this pattern did indeed show the fabric of to its maximum. x

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    Jun 23, 2013, 06.17 AMby frederi

    so simple and so nice and what a good choice for this fabric. I had looked at this pattern and thought it boring, but your version is inspiring: with he right fabric it can turn into something beautiful!

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    Jun 22, 2013, 10.10 PMby camis

    Beautiful print.

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