Friday, 3 April 2015

Hooray! Summer dress

OK so she hated the crochet version but then I was a dress behind in the whole sisterly-fairness thing so I made this one. She has been asking for it for ages because she liked the frilly sleeves.


The fabric is from Textile Express. It is a flippy viscose perfect for the fluted sleeves with a rolled hem edge.


I asked her to do a pose so she did a ballet one because that was the only one she knew. Aww!


The sleeves are fluted and are split nearly to the shoulder which you can't quite see. I used a the rolled hem foot on my machine for a quick even finish.


The dress is lined with a top stitched neckline. The button fastening is made from embroidery thread with hand stitched loops.

The equilibrium has been re-set. 

Sunshine please! Jo x



8 comments:

  1. Lovely :) Glad everyone is happy, dress-wise :)
    Jillxo

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  2. She looks very sweet in it and I love the little sleeves Jo ....... I can see she will wear it with pride, and rightly so! Clever Mum! xo

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  3. It is so sweet! And she looks so happy with it!

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  4. Isn't she just gorgeous in her new dress!
    Happy Easter,
    Meredith

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  5. Bless, she is so sweet! Glad the equilibrium has been re-set. Have a lovely Easter weekend. xx

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  6. Sweet! I admire the dress, the daughter and the Mum, Jo :) I'm glad your efforts have feelings more balanced around you! May you and yours be blessed always. xx

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