Tucks dress

Added Apr 26, 2013

by pamchar

Rimouski, Canada

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Description

Made from Butterick 5559, I used Ponte di Roma fabric in peacock blue. This dress was very easy to sew. I can wear it all year long, so It becomes my new “LBD”.

Material Notes

Ponte di Roma knit and thread, that all.

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Material
Knits/Jersey

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    May 1, 2013, 04.14 AMby nouvellegamine

    Gorgeous! Great pattern, great fabric, and it looks amazing on you!

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      May 1, 2013, 10.56 AMby pamchar

      Thank you! :)

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    Apr 27, 2013, 12.55 PMby ngocnguyen2

    Awesome job! I tried sewing this when I first started sewing, and the tucks were such a disaster for me. Do you have any tips on making those? Thanks

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      Apr 27, 2013, 02.12 PMby pamchar

      First, you have to mark all the tucks line on the right side of the fabric, I suggest using tracing paper. Second, you sew the darts. Then you fold the fabric at the tucks line, pin it in position and sew at 6mm from the fold, using the pressing foot as a guide. Finally, press the tucks downward and the darts upward. Hope it helped you. Good luck!

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    Apr 27, 2013, 10.48 AMby katscha

    Wow….faboulous dress! The colour suits you!

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      Apr 27, 2013, 12.09 PMby pamchar

      Thank you! I was not sure of the color, this is not the kind of color I have in my wardrobe.

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    Apr 27, 2013, 03.01 AMby kisses

    Love it….seeing this now I might just get the pattern

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      Apr 27, 2013, 12.08 PMby pamchar

      Thanks! Yes, you should, very easy and gives a great result.

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    Apr 26, 2013, 11.27 PMby Kovu

    your dress is beautiful, it looks like the kinda thing that could be casual or fancy, great job.

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      Apr 26, 2013, 11.43 PMby pamchar

      Thank you! You’re right it depends on what kind of accessories you put on.

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    Apr 26, 2013, 07.23 PMby rita61

    Looks great! I have this pattern, and a couple of your other project patterns, so now I know how nice they look on a real person! Nicely done!

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      Apr 26, 2013, 10.48 PMby pamchar

      Thank you! :)

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    Apr 26, 2013, 07.00 PMby Mary Athey

    its a gorgeous dress pam, i’ve got this pattern as well. you did a beautiful job on this dress and it looks wonderful on you x

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      Apr 26, 2013, 10.47 PMby pamchar

      You are so kind!!!

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    Apr 26, 2013, 04.03 PMby SewNotWork

    Lovely!

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      Apr 26, 2013, 05.23 PMby pamchar

      Thanks :)

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    Apr 26, 2013, 02.26 PMby Zsuzso

    Gorgeous . Very nice job.

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      Apr 26, 2013, 02.52 PMby pamchar

      Thank you :)

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    Apr 26, 2013, 02.23 PMby liliv-1

    very nice, lovely color and the fit is amazing…love the tucks as well

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      Apr 26, 2013, 02.24 PMby pamchar

      Thank you! I was surprise by the fit and it is so comfortable too.

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