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Red Moneta dress

Added May 21, 2014

by LadyStitcher

Dublin, Ireland






This baby rib knit dress was made using the new Moneta pattern by Colette Patterns. I found shirring the waist a bit tricky, but otherwise this was really quick to make. I love this bright red colour and the dress is so comfortable to wear; the fabric is the perfect weight for spring. For more details and photos, check out my blog, “Ladystitcher”: http://ladystitcher.wordpress.com/2014/05/21/dressmaking-moneta-colette-sewing/




Spring, Fall
Garment Type

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  • Anna_large

    May 29, 2014, 04.50 PMby in-stockholm

    I love your version! I’ve just completed two Moneta myself, I used one of the free extra collars. But I haven’t had time to take pics and post them yet. It’s such a great and versatile pattern!

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    May 27, 2014, 04.07 AMby nrobson

    how gorgeous

  • Burda_large

    May 25, 2014, 01.32 AMby izbott

    Oh colette patterns are always nice to do. It’s a great color! Liking this very much.

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      May 25, 2014, 01.41 PMby LadyStitcher

      Yes, the instructions are so clear, they’re great to work with. Thanks! :)

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    May 24, 2014, 10.22 PMby LEAs-Heart-ART

    that will be an excellent pattern for a basic "casua"l (depends on the fabric) dress for the office :)

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      May 25, 2014, 01.40 PMby LadyStitcher

      Absolutely! :)

    • Img_8960_burda_f_teli_large

      Jul 13, 2014, 03.10 PMby LEAs-Heart-ART

      So funny :) – I just checked my favorite patterns – only 2 and I had to laugh… :) Without knowing that I have actually this as one of my favorites, I ordered the pattern some days ago and I’m now sewing exactly this dress :D I made my day hahaha :)

  • Ellen1_large

    May 24, 2014, 05.32 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Great dress and it looks so comfy to wear :)

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      May 25, 2014, 01.40 PMby LadyStitcher

      Thanks Ellen, I love wearing it!

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    May 23, 2014, 10.19 AMby Mary Athey

    Lovely dress and such a great shade x

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      May 25, 2014, 01.40 PMby LadyStitcher

      Yes, it’s a lovely bright and cheerful red :)

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