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*Little Summer Dress

Added Feb 27, 2013

by buddingnatur...

Melbourne, Austr...






Short summer dress with slightly flared silhouette and short semi-flared sleeves. Tiny, useless side seam pockets (which I won’t be adding next time because I wear it belted).
RTW belt and hat.
More here.

Material Notes

Pattern: Patrones Plena Temporada Primavera, No 313, Dress 7.
Fabric: Viscose blend panel print (from 3 years ago back when I still bought the occasional item at Spotlight) fully lined with cotton voile.
Modifications: Shortened 2 cm at waist, omitted the elastic at back, narrow hemmed.




Summer, Spring
Garment Type
Beach, Bohemian, Casual
Cotton, Blends



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    Mar 6, 2013, 06.36 PMby Super Jeanette

    Chabadabada chabadabada! Very Saint-Tropez in the 60’s or 70’s… or in between… I don’t know, I always mix up these two decades.

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    Mar 5, 2013, 06.21 AMby buddingnaturalist

    Thanks for all your supportive comments, much appreciated!

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    Mar 2, 2013, 03.47 PMby pampula

    Very lovely, especially the shape and colour.

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    Mar 2, 2013, 09.02 AMby EmmaDarwin

    Nice. Bit sort for me but you can pull ìt off with those pins. :-)

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    Mar 1, 2013, 05.48 PMby Madcinderella

    Very cool dress, LOVE it!

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    Mar 1, 2013, 12.04 PMby eliseanna

    Gosh, this is lovely. That fabric is amazing. Oooh makes me want summer here now!

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    Mar 1, 2013, 09.01 AMby Anniemollison

    i really love this. So cool.

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    Feb 28, 2013, 07.34 PMby chillwear

    Really cute, love the fabric!

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    Feb 27, 2013, 07.34 PMby loulourosa

    Its realy nice, this fabric is lovely for this pattern. Did you add extra width to the dess? It looks smaler on the patrones picture.

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    Feb 27, 2013, 06.31 PMby cathysews

    It’s gorgeous

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    Feb 27, 2013, 03.36 PMby velvetribbon

    Very cute dress, love the fabric and your hat:)

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    Feb 27, 2013, 01.22 PMby MXG

    I love this dress, such a perfec match of the pattern and the fabric.

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    Feb 27, 2013, 12.41 PMby Linda74Sews

    Couldn’t be any cuter. Love the clever pattern placement- oh so trendy.

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    Feb 27, 2013, 09.54 AMby flowergirl22

    fab top, love the colour,, the colour really looks amazing,, that piece of fabric must have been waiting for this design for you to make it .

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    Feb 27, 2013, 09.38 AMby jennyrecorder

    Gorgeous style and fabric, it looks great on you :)

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    Feb 27, 2013, 07.24 AMby milkyway

    lovely, I love the prints

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    Feb 27, 2013, 06.34 AMby Mary Athey

    Fab print!! The dress is fabulous on you.x

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    Feb 27, 2013, 04.41 AMby ImogenbyEmily

    Wow it’s beautiful!

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