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October Whites

Added Nov 4, 2016

by kate61

Indiana, United ...






A little white dress instead of an LBD! I did a full bust adjustment by treating the panel seams as the slashes/darts – not super precise but worked fine in this case, since it’s not a terribly fitted bodice. The fabric is a supple, smooth, and very stretchy knit with some subtle texture. I’m guessing it’s a rayon blend, although I’m not sure; I bought it months ago in Vancouver. I added a side seam zipper, although the fabric turns out to be stretchy enough that I don’t actually need it. I also self-lined the whole thing, which makes it pretty opaque and gives it a nice quality feel.




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Classic, Business
Blends, Knits/Jersey, Rayon

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    Nov 16, 2016, 08.29 AMby sewing fanatic

    looks fantastic on you! it falls nicely and is fresh x

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      Nov 17, 2016, 09.35 PMby kate61

      Thank you!

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    Nov 7, 2016, 09.12 AMby cchristie

    This is a great pattern as it can be altered quite neatly and the skirt section can be paired with other top halves. Great work!

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      Nov 11, 2016, 01.21 AMby kate61

      Thanks! I see a couple more iterations in my future.

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    Nov 5, 2016, 09.57 AMby Mary Athey

    Lovely dress. I’ve often wanted to try this pattern as I made quite a lot from this issue. You look great x

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      Nov 11, 2016, 01.20 AMby kate61

      Thank you!

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    Nov 5, 2016, 06.27 AMby Kasiorist

    Lovely white dress, such a fresh idea for the fall Happy wearing!

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      Nov 11, 2016, 01.20 AMby kate61


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