Wednesday, 21 November 2012

My latest Sewing Project!

Hi everyone,

Wow three blog posts over two days! You can tell that I have finished university... I completed this dress a couple of days ago. I used a vintage 1950s pattern and vintage fabric!

It's just a simple dress, nothing complicated and a good dress made with light fabric for hot Australian summer days. I could wear it to the beach or to cafes after the beach - it's a simple casual, throw-over dress for the warmer weather.

I'm starting to make something a little more fancier and tailored now though.

I made the version on the right, however, I decided not to put pockets on the dress, maybe next time.

The dress on my new mannequin, an early Christmas present from my mum!


7 comments :

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  2. Lovely pictures, you are so cute :)

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  3. That print on the fabric is adorable!

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  4. Wow this dress is gorgeous...I'm loving the fabric and the neckline/sleeves. I am just about to get started with learning to sew...you have been a great inspiration! X

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    1. Thank you so much! Good luck and have fun! :) x

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  5. such a perfect australian summer dress!
    you look beautiful.

    -Jaimee
    www.hollyhocksandpolkdots.blogspot.com.au

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