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Summer Maternity Dress

Added Aug 24, 2014

by Redsonia

Piedmont, Italy






This linen maternity dress continues my summer linen collection, originally made ​​for the sea holiday in Liguria: short sleeveless dress with under bust gathers. The only downside of linen – the fact that it’s quickly and easily wrinkled, is fully compensated by many advantages: the dress can be washed every day, it dries quickly, in the summer it is cool and nice to feel the touch of a natural fabric. As a starting point I took this dress from Burda 6/2012: I changed the neckline, decided to sew sleeveless version for better ventilation and lifted the drapeline from the waist under the bust for a growing baby bump. On the back I substituted gathers with a fold. The rough-textured linen is from the stash of Belarusian fabric, I prewashed the fabric before cutting to avoid surprises after the first wash. I’ve noticed that over time the material has become even softer and more pleasant to the touch. More pics on my blog

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    May 21, 2015, 08.05 AMby Capriceong

    Hi ,how do u add seams allowances at the neck line edges where the pleats are? Thank you in advance for ur reply..

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    Aug 26, 2014, 07.32 AMby Irina Schwab

    You look gorgeous!! Love the Matriosca theme!

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    Aug 25, 2014, 09.16 PMby dadaist

    Very pretty :-) you look blooming marvellous in your maternity dress!

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    Aug 25, 2014, 06.01 AMby Elina Belova

    Wonderful dress. You look so harmonized in it!

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    Aug 24, 2014, 07.26 PMby liliv-1

    It’s so fresh and summery and cute, you look adorable!

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    Aug 24, 2014, 07.13 PMby cris orange

    You are such a beautiful mama to be!

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    Aug 24, 2014, 06.22 PMby kabunta


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