Spring Dresses...

Friday, October 26, 2012
Leaving my Cambie woes alone at the moment, I wanted to show you this dress I finished up a week ago. It's another version of this dress but with a deeper neckline, a waist band and a gathered skirt instead of a pleated one. Again, I made my own bias binding for the arms - tutorial coming up! - instead of using the pattern facing. This is number 5 on my sewing table completed!

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 Self made bias binding

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Added waist band 
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Dress number 5 on my list

Sydney has been doing that strange Spring weather thing lately where we get really hot Summer days then in the blink of an eye it's back to Winter again. So this is how I actually wore the dress that day - snuggled up in a vintage cardigan. 

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I can't wait to wear this dress in proper summer weather - it has the perfect mix of work appropriate-ness that can also be dressed up for the evening.

What have you been working on lately?


ps) Sorry again for all of the random 'test posts' that have been popping up in your feeds! Hopefully it's all sorted now.
12 comments on "Spring Dresses..."
  1. That is so, so cute. I love it. I love the cardigan with it too. So jealous of your spring weather and pretty dress wearing!

  2. Beautifully done! This dress looks incredible. I really love the self-made bias finishing on the arms. It's a nice touch!

  3. Firstly, gorgeous dress! It looks great on you. Hopefully Sydney weather settles down for you soon so you can rock it summer style.

    Second, do you have a bias binding maker and if yes where did you get it? I really want one and have looked at the local shops but can't find one.

    And lastly, omg I love the new blog look! Did you do it yourself? It looks fantastic.

  4. What a sweet little dress! I love it!

  5. Everything you make is beautiful - and your pictures are too!

  6. How splendidly pretty! I adore the colour palette and elegant floral pattern of this fabric, as well as how cute the dress looks as a "skirt" when partnered with a sweet little cardigan. Marvelous job!

    Have a gorgeous weekend,
    ♥ Jessica

  7. What a beautiful outfit and I love the new layout very much!!! I know you've been working hard on it!

  8. So pretty! It looks really lovely with the cardigan too xx

  9. Lovely dress - beautiful florals :)

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  11. How amazing You are and your skills! This is a great dress!! I did make a dress from a 40s pattern semi-recently, but I don't know if I'll make anything else anytime soon.


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