Velvet Tiramisu Dress

Added Feb 5, 2013

by verypurplepe...

Tokyo, Japan

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Description

The pattern is Tiramisu dress by Sewing Cake. From the description of Tiramisu Dress: “Knit knee-length dress with front surplice (mock wrap) neckline, short kimono sleeves and an easily customizable midriff section. The skirt features in-seam pockets and falls in the soft folds of a vintage half-circle skirt. The pattern includes optional stripes placement guide, cup sizing A-D and a bust alteration line.”

This pattern uses different sizing than most other pattern companies. Instead of choosing a certain set of sizes, you choose your high bust measurement, corresponding cup measurement, and waist measurement. The combined result is your own personal pattern! As for me, I ended up with size 30D with 25″ waist.

Now I would usually put the list of alterations that I’ve made on a pattern, like swayback adjustment etc. But I didn’t do anything except for shortening the waistband a bit (1.5 cm) and the hem, the dress fits me straight out of the envelope! The dress was made on my overlocker, so it was finished really quickly. I only use sewing machine to attach the pockets and finish the hem using blindstitch. The pattern was printed before lunch and I ended up with a dress in the afternoon. You can see that I’m very happy!

also blogged here

Material Notes

stretch velvet

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Material
Velvet

Credits

Pattern

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    Mar 3, 2013, 05.30 PMby marmota-b

    Your fabric is so unique! Velvet Tiramisu: not what I would have throught of, but it looks great.

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    Feb 9, 2013, 07.08 AMby suechtique

    Thanks for introducing new pattern again. I met several great patterns because of you. Lovely dress!!!

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    Feb 5, 2013, 10.40 AMby schnui

    I really love your Tiramisu. I made one too and found this pattern so easy to make up and fitted me so well. I like my dress so much I am about to sew another.

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    Feb 5, 2013, 08.07 AMby gimmeonekiss

    such an amazing piece!

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    Feb 5, 2013, 07.53 AMby keren

    Looks gorgeous on you! I love the fabric. This pattern is similar to Butterick – B5640 (http://butterick.mccall.com/b5640-products-14492.php?page_id=155). I also made it and liked it :-)

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    Feb 5, 2013, 06.33 AMby Mary Athey

    Its.gorgeous.xx

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