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Floral Yoke Dress - Summer 2013

Added Jun 5, 2013

by patzel

Brooklyn, New Yo...






This dress is made from a pretty simple pattern, McCalls 5586. I cut each flower out individually from a quilting cotton and sewed them back together. Unfortunately, these pictures don’t capture the negative space between the flowers well since I am wearing a slip. Blogged here .




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Bohemian, Romantic
Cotton, Knits/Jersey

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    Aug 10, 2013, 08.47 PMby nishavinod2009

    truly stunning!! god bless u for ur creativity..

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    Jun 24, 2013, 01.00 PMby Martyna Piwecka

    Beautiful dress!Very summery:)

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    Jun 18, 2013, 08.36 PMby Joanna Krzak

    this is stunning!!! OMG I love it!!

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    Jun 12, 2013, 11.30 PMby MarlysElizabeth

    Beautiful! Especially gorgeous over the simple white dress.

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    Jun 8, 2013, 10.58 PMby froggylonglegs

    AMAZING!!! What a great idea, so stunning!

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    Jun 8, 2013, 05.17 AMby thewallinna

    So cool! A perfect summer dress :)

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    Jun 7, 2013, 03.31 AMby marloncosta

    this is stunning!!! Good idea for me to try to make for my baby daughter! www.kidsoutfitters.blogspot.com

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    Jun 6, 2013, 02.42 PMby FabricUiPhoneApp

    This is a brilliant use of a quilting fabric on a garment. Too many sewers try to make dresses out of quilting fabric, and it just doesn’t work. Quilting fabrics have no drape. Sewn up into a dress, quilt fabric hangs like a drape or paper. There’s no swish. Better to go with a cotton lawn or batiste if you really want cotton. Anyhow, back to the yoke. Brilliant. Did you use any wash-away stabilizer to temporarily tack down all those flowers?

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    Jun 6, 2013, 11.38 AMby katscha

    Wowzers!!!! Love the flowers!

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    Jun 5, 2013, 07.59 PMby Kat Casale

    Great idea! Love the lacey look of the applique!

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    Jun 5, 2013, 04.22 PMby cris orange

    I love those flowers!

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    Jun 5, 2013, 02.17 PMby Helguchi

    Wow What an awesome job! I don’t know if I could ever have the patience to do something like that. It’s very beautiful.

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    Jun 5, 2013, 12.43 PMby Mary Athey

    i love what you,‘ve done with the flowers, you’ve done a fantastic job and the dress looks great on you. i love the detail x

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    Jun 5, 2013, 12.05 PMby kisses

    Nice applique of flowers and it makes the dress really eye catching

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