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jan.elle
« on: May 09, 2011 03:54:22 PM »

I've been in a sewing funk lately, but I finally got around to making a new dress!



The weather has been cloudy lately, so the lighting in the house hasn't been ideal, so I need to hold off on a mannequin picture for the time being.

This dress is made from a yellow sheet set I got at Ross (cheap bedding = muslin material). I drafted the bodice pattern using McCall's M5800 for reference and borrowed the skirt piece from Christine Haynes Chic & Simple Sewing . It has bust darts and an elasticized waist. The bow is a strip of fabric sewn horizontally down the middle to the lowest part of the neckline. I tend to like bows that can actually tie, but I might use a ready-made bow for the next version of this dress.

Comments and criticisms always appreciated!

(and you can see more information about the dress on my blog: http://lovemakesthegirl.blogspot.com/2011/05/make-something-monday-yellow-bow-dress.html)
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« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2011 08:10:21 PM »

Very pretty! Yellow is a lovely color on you!
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« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2011 03:45:10 AM »

Cute! That looks like it'll be super comfy when the weather gets hot.
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« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2011 07:00:57 AM »

so pretty! - you look so cute in it  Smiley
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