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Topic: Polka dot dress for the heatwave  (Read 776 times)
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Nessy
« on: February 11, 2009 07:49:46 PM »

In Melbourne we had a bit of a heatwave (before the terrible bushfires) and had five days straight of 45 degrees celcius. Luckily I had finished this cute little sundress just in time.





The pattern was the same as that I used for the blue top I made her, but lengthened.
The polka dot craft fabric was in my stash.
The yellow fabric is an old sheet.
There are also matching bloomers underneath and it has plenty of growing room.
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sarah73
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2009 08:32:48 PM »

so cute!! i have a similar pattern and am stuck with the back of it, is this a vintage pattern? if so i may send you a pm it may be the same one im stuck on if thats ok : )
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StacyCK
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2009 06:27:11 AM »

Well, both she and the dress are completely adorable!  Great job!
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KitschyCoo
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2009 09:34:36 AM »

I love the style of the dress and the fabric you used!
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Nessy
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2009 02:14:20 PM »

so cute!! i have a similar pattern and am stuck with the back of it, is this a vintage pattern? if so i may send you a pm it may be the same one im stuck on if thats ok : )
This isn't a vintage pattern, it's from the Burda Magazine (I think 7/08) and is really very simple. The yoke (polka dot) is lined and finished with two buttons at the back. The back seam on the yellow fabric stops a few centimetres below the yoke and is left open above that. If this is unclear (?) just PM me and I can put a photo of the back up for you.
Worth persisting with as this style just looks gorgeous
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azmiat
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2009 03:42:53 AM »

very cute!
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momma2many
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2009 04:02:30 AM »

awwww very sweet both the dress and the model!  I really miss my dd being that size, but we are having fun with the twirly princess style dresses.
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