Monday, June 15, 2015

Wearing the Dress I Made

 Finally I started sewing again, 
and after some false starts I came up with this lovely 
new summer dress. I uses one of my vintage sheets 
and a vintage pattern, that you can see below.
Dress: made by me
Cardi: Target
Pin, green and white beads and purse: vintage
Rings: retail
( I had to take these pix inside as it was raining at the time.)


This is the patten I used, I've been dying to try this 
ever since I got it. Originally I started making it using a 
red and white gingham, but I got half way through 
and realized it was a bit too sheer for a dress. 
I think I will still finish that version but make it into a top instead.
As you can see, I kind of mixed and matched from the versions 
on the pattern. I used the dress version #2, but made it the tunic 
length since I'm so short. I also left off the collar. 
I love the pockets on this, they form the loops for the belt!


 The green and white bead bracelet is actually a necklace I
wound around my wrist a bunch of times.



By the way, 
thank you so much for all the lovely comments
on my past posts! I love hearing from you and
I so appreciate your interest. 
Linking to Turning Heads Tuesday
and Top of the World
Bye for now!

6 comments:

Vix said...

Your dress looks fantastic, beautifully made and accessorised to perfection! You are clever and very stylish, too! x

Margaret said...

You look amazing! The dress is adorable and the accessories and the cardigan just make it POP! Great job! Maggie

Diane Mars said...

Beautiful oh yes the dress too... I love how you put everything together looks wonderful. I don't sew much anymore you are a talented one! Takes maybe more patience then I have right now~

Curtise said...

What a wonderful dress! I love the print of the sheet and the pattern you used - you look fantastic, Laurie! xxx

Sydney Fashion Hunter said...

What a cute print! I host a fashion link up every week and it would be great if you could stop by and add a link :)

http://bit.ly/1CbOB0R

Nicole Mölders said...

Thanks 4 sharing this awesome dress on Top of the World Style. Great job on the dress and how you styled it. You should make more copies of this dress and sell them. They would go like hot cakes.

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