My machine has been getting a bit of a workout since uni finished. Mostly I’ve been sewing bonnets, but I’ve also finished this cute dress for Adele.
It’s based on the Oliver & S Playdate dress (size 6M – 3T), which I believe is out of print. I slightly modified the pattern, which you can probably tell by the ruffle sleeves, which I did to break up the Heather Ross from her West Hill line. I also fully lined the dress in the fabric from the yoke, just to add an extra fabric layer for warmth and to accommodate the sleeve change.
The fabric is very olive and probably a little too murky to make an entire dress out of. I was hoping the ruffle sleeves would break it up a bit. I also hoped the gold yoke fabric, vintage trim and buttons would lighten the dress, but it does seem a little brown and yellow to me.
Oh well, I think it’s cute all the same, even if the drool shows after just a few minutes wear….
Now a GIVEAWAY. I’ve actually owned this pattern (which is size 6m to 3T) for a while, but mum recently returned from a short holiday and had purchased the same pattern for me. So now I have two, and clearly I don’t need two, so I’d like to give my second copy to one of my followers – yay! So, to get your hands on this super cute pattern, simply follow my blog and leave a comment below. Easy peasy!
which you would totally be able to identify, as I’m particularly crappy at maintaining factory folds!
I’ll draw a winner, by random number when I return from my upcoming holiday – say 1 June or something. Don’t forget you need to Follow me to win.
The competition is open to everyone, including those not in Australia. Please make sure I can reply to your comment or leave your email address so that I can contact you if you win.