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Summer garden dress in blue roses - 50s style

Added Jun 1, 2014

by Irina Schwab

Aylesbury, Unite...






A light cotton floral dress featuring front slim yoke, button tabs on the waist and pleated skirt.

The dress follows widely a Simplicity pattern I have used many times before. I experimented with all variations. This particular variation accentuates a slim waistline.

Material Notes

100% floral cotton




Spring, Summer
Garment Type

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    Jun 11, 2014, 05.18 AMby nrobson


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    Jun 2, 2014, 07.40 PMby maggieg5

    very pretty dress and fabric :0)

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      Jun 2, 2014, 08.41 PMby Irina Schwab

      Thank you. The fabric is really light and inexpensive, around £ 3.50 a meter.

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    Jun 2, 2014, 12.39 PMby liesielove

    Love your dress.

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      Jun 2, 2014, 08.43 PMby Irina Schwab

      Thank you, liesielove. If you like the pattern, take a look at the sleeved, wide yoke version I made (I believe I called it patriotic dress).

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    Jun 2, 2014, 06.04 AMby IDia

    Realy great! LOVE the Shape!

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      Jun 2, 2014, 08.44 PMby Irina Schwab

      The pattern has loads of variations. This is my favourite because it is slimming :-)

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    Jun 1, 2014, 11.49 PMby izbott

    This is perfect on you! Great color & love the details.

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      Jun 2, 2014, 08.45 PMby Irina Schwab

      Thank you so much. I only made this as a sample, and used cheap fabric. That’s how I discovered that it is my favourite variation!

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    Jun 1, 2014, 10.15 PMby chillwear

    Really pretty, love the fabric! What Simplicity pattern is this?

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    Jun 1, 2014, 09.45 PMby Mary Athey

    This is so lovely, i love the fabric choice and it looks great on you x

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      Jun 2, 2014, 08.46 PMby Irina Schwab

      Pattern was free in Sew magazine, Mary.

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    Jun 1, 2014, 08.34 PMby martinK

    nice dress and the pattern matching in the pleat is great

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    Jun 1, 2014, 07.52 PMby HelloEsme

    Lovely dress; it fits so great on you!

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      Jun 1, 2014, 07.54 PMby Irina Schwab

      Hi Esme, thank you so much x Happy Sewing!

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