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Easter Garden Party :-)

Added Apr 19, 2014

by Oksana Starz...

Mykolayv, Ukraine






To make a new dress every Easter was my intention many years. At last this year I decided not to postpone and yet establish this tradition for me:-) So here it is. A simple dress made from the fabric with bright flower print.
I chose this pattern at once when saw it in the magazine and the fabric was bought purposely about the same time. The dress is comfortable, the cut-out is exactly what I want and I like the design of the sleeves very much: they look vintage and create a nice line of the decollete.
I’d rather decrease the dress a little in the waist to get better fitting: after making top-stitches along the joining seam it stretched a little, but I think to make and use a thin belt would be good enough to correct this tiny defect:-)

Material Notes





Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Beach, Bohemian, Casual, Romantic, Vintage

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    Apr 27, 2014, 02.44 PMby sewing fanatic

    what a cheerful pretty piece

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    Apr 25, 2014, 09.41 PMby Lindsay Hodgson

    Love this dress – the fabric and the cut are fab!

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    Apr 22, 2014, 02.11 PMby kisses

    Like the style…seeing your version I might just try it and it fits you so well Oksana. The fabric is lovely as well

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    Apr 20, 2014, 03.32 PMby thewallinna

    Чудово! Яксравi кольори на Вашiй сукнi так пiдiймають настрiй! Ццiкава горловина, та й взагалi, конструкцiя сукнi дуже оригiльна. Дуже Вас пасує! Гарних свят!

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      Apr 20, 2014, 05.10 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Дякую, горловина і “купила” мене. Давно хотіла щось подібне. І тобі веселих свят!

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    Apr 20, 2014, 12.51 AMby izbott

    Your dress is fun! It’s a perfect Easter Dress.

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    Apr 19, 2014, 08.46 PMby SassyT

    Great dress, fab poses

    SSB. https://facebook.com/sassysewingbees
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    Apr 19, 2014, 06.12 PMby rita61

    Wonderful! Absolutely a great fit! Beautiful print Easter dress. You have the perfect figure for this style! Have a Happy Easter.

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      Apr 19, 2014, 07.26 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Rita, for your kind words:-) Happy Easter to you and to your family, too!

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    Apr 19, 2014, 03.46 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Wow! What a Lovely and Happy Lady! ;-)) I love to see you in this dress and the printed fabris is fabulous, and the style is perfect for you! Happy Easter dear friend!! ♥

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      Apr 19, 2014, 03.52 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Ellen, very much, for such a nice compliment. Happy Easter to you and your family, too:-)!

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    Apr 19, 2014, 01.15 PMby liliv-1

    I thought I didn’t like this model but as always you made a much better version than burda. This pattern is perfect for your bodytype. Plus you used a really wonderful fabric-the colors are so lovely! I think that this dress is the most beautiful you have posted here until now. I’m jealous and I want the same dress immediately-do you think that this would be nice on an apple shaped lady like me? Happy Easter to you, I’m sure you will have a great time wearing this beauty. Did I tell you how much I like your dress:P?

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      Apr 19, 2014, 02.33 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you very much:-)) I think the tulip-skirt shapes any figure in the right way. And the bodice is very flattering and nice to refuse from the pleasure to try this easy and nice pattern and, besides, you, of course, can substitute the skirt for your favourite if are not sure as for the suggested:-)
      Happy Easter to you and your family, too!

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    Apr 19, 2014, 01.01 PMby Luz Kettle

    Oksana this is a fantastic dress for Easter. I love your idea of new traditions! The pattern is gorgeous and the fit is so lovely. Fantastic. Have a very good Easter. x

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      Apr 19, 2014, 01.21 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you very much! Happy Easter to you, too:-)

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    Apr 19, 2014, 12.38 PMby Mary Athey

    Oksana you look gorgeous. I love this dress, its one of the most beautuful i have seen. The fabrics fabulous and your photos show it of perfectly. I think this dress is stunning on you. Happy easter to you and your family x

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      Apr 19, 2014, 01.20 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Mary! Happy Easter to you, too:-) I’m so glad you like my work!!

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