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The Picnic Dress

Added Aug 2, 2010

by iroiro

Gloucester, Unit...






What better way is there to celebrate Summer than to have a picnic? In preparation of the picnic season, I made my own picnic dress using vintage fabric my Grandma gave me. It is pattern N from the Stylish Dress Book 3, with a few modifications.

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Material Notes

Vintage check cotton




Garment Type

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    Feb 8, 2011, 10.24 PMby salvia

    So cute. I love the fabric.

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    Jan 28, 2011, 03.23 AMby weather

    i love this dress and all of the ones you have made! where did you get your shoes they are sooooo cute!

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      Jan 29, 2011, 04.44 PMby iroiro

      Thank you so much!
      Ah, those little shoes are from a super-cool shop in Carnaby Street, London. I also have a blue pair with birds and elephants on…I live in them _

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    Nov 14, 2010, 08.56 AMby Natasha Venzke

    That’s a really cool basket

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    Aug 3, 2010, 04.41 PMby laurii

    the dress and the pictures are really beautiful:) !

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    Aug 3, 2010, 11.59 AMby rokonela


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    Aug 3, 2010, 08.57 AMby kezi

    Ooo love this dress! perfect for summer and really like the fact it has pockets :)

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    Aug 3, 2010, 08.09 AMby nessys

    This is very sweet – love the contrast trim!

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    Aug 3, 2010, 06.53 AMby dabura

    lovely dress. well done :)

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    Aug 3, 2010, 02.59 AMby katriniella

    So perfect! I love the pictures and the entire styling, too. Perfectly summery.

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    Aug 3, 2010, 12.05 AMby verypurpleperson

    This is so lovely! I love the dress, the pictures, the landscape, everything is so perfect!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 11.39 PMby joshuawright

    awesome dress.. and it seems you are living the dream!!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 11.36 PMby seussian

    Adorable. And once again, I love your shoes. God bless you, MGJ

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    Aug 2, 2010, 11.21 PMby Adrienne Hendrix

    What a cute dress!!!! And a lovely landscape to have a picnic in. Great job…Happy Sewing!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 09.36 PMby anothercostumer


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    Aug 2, 2010, 09.14 PMby violetsky

    Another fantastic dress Iroiro. Funnily enough it kinds of reminds me of my old Australian summer school uniform.

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