Added Sep 3, 2013
by Milena Bella
Tel Aviv, Israel
I designed this dress myself, based on a few vintage images from the 60’s I studied. The bodice is a princess line cut, with a boat neck and a deep v in the back. The skirt is self drafted A line, with no darts and side seam pockets. Underlined with cotton voile, has a slit in the back. More details on the blog – http://thehomeblues.blogspot.co.il/2013/09/my-end-of-summer-dress.html
I find that drafting a pattern is easy and satisfying , and I love manipulating the basic patterns I have into new shapes. How about you? Do you prefer working with the ready made patterns and fitting it to your body or playing with a slopper?
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