Rhapsody in Blue

May 24, 2017   /   byLaura Mae  / Categories :  Feeds

Here is the finished dress - finally!


I was so enamored of the Butterick 6413 bodice, I decided that I needed to make a second version of the dress, this time with a circle skirt.


One floral fabric design later, with some digital printing help from Contrado, and my creative vision is complete!


I had to cheat to make everything fit on my yardage, so the skirt is slightly less full than a complete circle, but it still turned out almost exactly as I had hoped.



In fact, I was so pleased with the way it turned out, I couldn't be bothered to wait for the warm weather to arrive before wearing this one out a few months ago.


This particular garment has already had another outing now that warm temperatures have arrived.


I just love how comfortable this is to wear.  And my obsession with tea length dresses is far from over.


I still have the finished version of the pencil skirted version of this dress to show you, so you have not seen the last of this pattern.  And if the bodice was not quite as distinctive, I might be tempted to make another!


Dress:  Made by me, Butterick 6413

[Disclosure:  Contrado provided me with this fabric, but the opinions posted here are my own.]


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