Added Apr 4, 2013
This dress was the first dress I have completed since moving to Adelaide.
I made it in my new room, in my new house, in my new city, for my first day at my new school!
I made this dress by drafting a simple shift dress by combining my blouse block, and my skirt block. I moved the darts into the side seam and created a curved french dart which I liked from another pattern I had.
I made a full mock up of it and you can see in the pictures that I made a fair few adjustments.
I matched the stripes from the dart down, and did my best to match them at the sleeves also.
I decided to do a hand picked zipper also…..whiiiiiich I feel is maybe not suited to side seems so much as it is back seams. I have done one on a dress which just needs to be lined, and it’s at the CB and it looks damn awesome. Thoughts?!
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