A New Dress at LastJune 11, 2017 / byDiana / Categories : Feeds
Isn't it pretty !
The fabric is a stretch cotton sateen from Fabricville and the pattern is Diane's Wrap Dress by Silhouette Patterns.
After watching Peggy'S Webcast of April.3rd , I was inspired to make my second dress using that pattern.
Since I had already made the pattern but in a knit,I cut this dress by adding 1/4" to the seam allowances and that worked out fine I think I achieved a really good fit. Thanks Peggy !
Now for the details The only changes I made to the pattern happened by accident. I didn't have enough fabric to cut whole sleeves but I did mange to cut them in half. That gave me the idea to join them together with zippers and voila ! Aren't they so cute ?
I tried a zipper closure instead of the ties but I didn't like the result. I didn't like the ties either so I got the idea of using these buckles from my stash and I think that added just the contrast that this print needed. What do you think ?
On the inside , I used a frig-a-ma-jig cut from a belt or something and that worked really well as well.
Oh . I changed the collar. I cut away the faux band that is part of the pattern and made it a couple of inches longer for this look.
It's a beautiful day here in the Maritimes and we haven't had many of those this spring so outdoor shots seemed the way to go.
I think this is the perfect church dress. I feel very prim and proper in it. Lol.
I have another dress to show you soon as well as some of my Fashion Show creations so do stop by again ! Have a great week . I wish you fine weather.
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