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Saturday, 28 April 2007

I Made A Green Dress






This is such an easy pattern! I must thank Flibb for wearing it so well (jump to her blog now - she's making another one in Liberty fabric and silk). There are several necklines to choose from, I had a hunk of green cotton fabric from my trip to Abakhan's in Liverpool and went for the crossover neckline in the pattern photo.

What does a girl do when she's a 12 up top and 14 below? I cut out the bigger size of course.
Bad move.
I needed to transmute into Dolly Parton for the thing to fit.



So I unpicked, re-cut and started again. I grafted the smaller size top onto the larger size bottom and da da!
My West Side Story pose.



The sun poured down on my lovely garden today as I stitched, happy in my work. This dress is soooo comfy. Let's make another one!

7 comments:

Flibbertygibbet said...

It's addictive that pattern. I'm am pretty sure I'll end up making it again - but will have to do a different neckline next time.
Yours looks just fab, great fabric! Now you can get that black and white fabric we saw for the next one!

Erica B. said...

Love that dress... it looks great on you!

Thimbleanna said...

Looks great! Love the fabric!

kristi said...

It looks great, I like your choice of fabric.

Jenny said...

I really love the green dress! And I especially like your West Side Story pose. Now I can't get the "I want to live in America" tune out of my head. Thanks.

Linda said...

Love the dress, love the fabric. Looks great!

Lizina said...

Keep up the good work.

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