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A little bit Mod...

Added Jul 24, 2008

by jennifereliz...

Melbourne, Austr...






I had a lovely length of red and blue printed cotton that I was keen to use but felt it was a bit full on for a whole frock- better as an ‘accent’ on a plainly designed dress. I found this ‘Very Easy Vogue – 8229’ pattern ideal with it’s basic but fabulous round neck and gathered detail. The dress was ‘Very Easy’ to make and comes with the option of adding a flounce at the hem and sleeves. I kept it simple but made a little belt to cinch it in and add a bit of interest at the waist.

I had a little bit of trouble with the neckline as it tends to ‘sit up’ from the shoulders. I fixed this by cutting the size smaller for the neck piece when I made it again in a black and orange combo.

Material Notes

Navy polyester, printed poly/cotton/lycra, fusible interfacing, 22" zip, hook and eye





Vogue 8229, Spotlight

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    Aug 9, 2008, 01.35 AMby josefinax

    i love this one, simple, beautiful!

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    Jul 24, 2008, 12.04 PMby Vivat Veritas

    i like your choice of fabric!!

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    Jul 24, 2008, 11.01 AMby fabricaddict

    I love them!!! they look so good with the bright accents, I have this pattern and you have inspired me to try it!

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    Jul 24, 2008, 10.02 AMby olyaboieru

    I like it so much. It is very simple and very stylish at the same time! This color and fabric combination is very interesting!

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