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Welcome Home Dress

Added Nov 18, 2012

by RedDynamica

Cape Town, South...






i started to work through my stash of fabric,(to reduce it) and yesterday bought (some more!) 2m of this Ice Knit (trilobal) flower black and white fabric, and decided to make a dress the same day! My husband is coming back from a trip, and i always like to surprise him at the airport with a new dress! I went through all my dress patterns and looked for something fitting for this amount of fabric. I chose Simplicity 4193, but when i bought that pattern, they only had size 20-28, and i’m size 12. i drafted the new size 12 and cut a lining in black trilobal, first fit it to make sure my pattern worked. then i cut the flowers, and it’s a very fast dress! 1 hour! mine is fully lined, the weight of the dress is 650g! very very comfy! Halter neck, elastic in the back. i lengthened the dress 30cms. added a built in bra.




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    Dec 23, 2012, 06.38 AMby prettysewinggirl

    love your dress, great work, wow you are such a quick sewist :)

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    Nov 18, 2012, 01.56 PMby RedDynamica

    thank you! i’m crazy for it!

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    Nov 18, 2012, 01.49 PMby Mary Athey

    its a fab dress.well done x

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