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Going Dotty - My Sidonie

Added Jun 6, 2008

by jellybean

North Queensland...






At last - something for myself. I think the last thing I sewed for myself was a maternity dress when I was expecting my twins and they are nearly eight years old! I was actually taking part in the Sidonie sew along but didn’t quite get finished in time and then after wearing it once, I wasn’t happy with the wide waistband I’d put on it, so I decided to go with the original waistband and unpicked it. But before I got around to putting the narrower waistband back on, I got started on all that sewing for my niece’s dancing competition. My alterations were putting the zip on the side, cutting the main skirt in an asymmetrical shape and adding a circular bottom flounce. I took photos as I went, so hopefully soon I will post my How To.

Material Notes

I got about 4m of this lovely drapey fabric from a local thrift store for $4. When I took it to Spotlight to find a suitable lining, the sales assistant told me it is a faille — I love it ‘cos it doesn’t need ironing!,
charmeuse lining, zip





Burdastyle - the first BS pattern I’ve actually sewn- Thank you.

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    Nov 20, 2009, 03.00 PMby ninoiv

    nice looks i love it thanks

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    Jun 8, 2008, 06.48 AMby miss-g

    Yes, it looks great. Falls nicely too. Congratulations on your first BS pattern.

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    Jun 6, 2008, 12.54 AMby lybu

    Looks great

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