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A maxi dress for summer!

Added Nov 27, 2013

by sewmelove

Melbourne, Austr...






I made this dress with the intention of wearing it to a family/Thanksgiving lunch, however was not able to wear it due to the bad weather.

The bodice is cotton sateen remnant (from my M5845 with outside darts and wiggle skirt), the skirt is rayon.

I used the B6582 bodice. The skirt is from the M6349, I added half a meter to the length.

I will go up a size next time to an 8 (possibly 10 at the waist). Despite the finished measurements being bigger than my measurements, it’s a little restrictive across the bust and back.

More pics and details on my blog

Thank you for reading!




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    Dec 1, 2013, 07.50 AMby sewing fanatic

    i love this x

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    Nov 30, 2013, 10.29 AMby sarahsdaughter

    Lovely fabric choice! and lovely dress:))

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    Nov 30, 2013, 02.09 AMby mrsoneill

    love the fabric, the print and drape are fantastic. it looks very easy to wear

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    Nov 27, 2013, 10.08 AMby Ruthie-fish

    Love love love the floral!

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    Nov 27, 2013, 07.48 AMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous dress. i love the patterned bodice with the plain bottom x

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    Nov 27, 2013, 07.26 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Beautiful dress! Great combination and style is very nice! :)

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