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Brighton dress

Added Dec 7, 2013

by cathysews

Portsmouth, Unit...






I bought this fabric from Ditto Fabrics in Brighton a couple of weeks ago. It was in the sale , even better!. I used the same pattern as I used in the summer but I added a small collar and changed the bust darts. ( completely in the wrong place on my first dress! ) this is fully lined and has invisible zip and two side pockets. Will wear it tonight.!

Material Notes

Cotton and lining fabric




Garment Type

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    Dec 28, 2013, 01.51 PMby froggylonglegs

    love it!

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    Dec 9, 2013, 01.16 PMby kisses

    Lovely dress Cathy and the fabric is nice

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    Dec 9, 2013, 11.34 AMby yenny lee


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    Dec 8, 2013, 10.52 PMby cchristie

    That’s beautifully sewn. I’ve not tried a Cynthia Rowley, but on seeing your great results, now feel I could have a go over the holidays. Looks great on you.

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      Dec 9, 2013, 06.58 AMby cathysews

      Hello, many thanks for your comments. With this pattern,best to do a test bodice first as I found it a bit big when I first did it. I had to change the bust darts and make the arm holes smaller. A lovely pattern though. Happy sewing.

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    Dec 8, 2013, 05.24 PMby liliv-1

    You look very cute in it! Very smart dress!

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      Dec 8, 2013, 07.47 PMby cathysews

      Hi, many thanks, will wear this a lot I think!

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    Dec 8, 2013, 09.55 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Fun and lovely dress Cathy! You look wonderful and the fabric is very nice :-)

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      Dec 8, 2013, 10.23 AMby cathysews

      Hi Ellen, many thanks.

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    Dec 7, 2013, 10.10 PMby rita61

    This dress looks nice on you. Enjoy your evening.

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      Dec 8, 2013, 08.53 AMby cathysews

      Hi many thanks, a great evening.

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    Dec 7, 2013, 06.31 PMby omgdora

    I love it! What a perfect little dress.

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      Dec 8, 2013, 08.53 AMby cathysews

      Hi,many thanks

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    Dec 7, 2013, 06.16 PMby Mary Athey

    Its gorgeous on you cathy. I bet you get lots of compliments to.night in your gorgeous dress x

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      Dec 8, 2013, 08.53 AMby cathysews

      Hi Mary, sure did! Loads in fact. I love this dress

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      Dec 8, 2013, 09.16 AMby Mary Athey

      Hi cathy, is,‘nt it great when people love our me made things. I find it such a huge compliment and even more so when they don’t believe i made it. The taxi driver who told me ny new cape was lovely really made my day and i could,,’nt stop smiling. Your dress is indeed gorgeous and unique x

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