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A Watercolour Cambie

Added Aug 29, 2013

by Suzanna Wilson

Belfast, United ...






This dress was actually made as a muslin for the dress I made to wear to my wedding reception – but I decided to make it out of a lovely soft cotton in my stash, and now it’s one of my favourite makes!
I used the Sewaholic Cambie pattern and as many of the other reviews say, it’s a dream to sew up. I would recommend it to everyone.

You can read more about it (including a bit of a blooper I made!) on my blog:

Material Notes

Soft cotton lawn




Summer, Spring
Garment Type
Casual, Romantic, Vintage

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    Aug 29, 2013, 05.49 PMby Fantasywriter

    It’s just lovely and I adore that necklace!

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    Aug 29, 2013, 10.57 AMby Anjovis

    Lovely dress and it looks great on you! I have just purchased this pattern and am so looking forward to trying it out. Your dress totally inspired me :)

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      Aug 29, 2013, 11.06 AMby Suzanna Wilson

      Aw thank you! You definitely will love this pattern – it looks great on everyone :)

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    Aug 29, 2013, 10.17 AMby Deanna31

    I love the colours. It looks very sweet on you

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      Aug 29, 2013, 11.05 AMby Suzanna Wilson

      Thank you for your lovely comment!

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    Aug 29, 2013, 09.32 AMby Mary Athey

    This is lovely on you suzanna. the straps are lovely, i do like the broader strap. I have made muslins before and have actually preferred them to the "real dress’ lol. I hate waste so.i normally pick a nice fabric, one that i would’nt mind ruining but would be happy to wear if it turned out successful x

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      Aug 29, 2013, 11.05 AMby Suzanna Wilson

      That’s such a good approach Mary – I think I may start doing that too…I have far too much fabric in my stash that I need to use!!!
      Thanks for the sweet comment

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    Aug 29, 2013, 09.09 AMby liliv-1

    Awesome dress!

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