28 August 2008

patterns, part 1

I've rediscovered sewing with patterns and specifically sewing with vintage patterns. I made a linen smock dress from this pattern:

It fits + wears great with no adjustments. I've had the fabric for years--it is impossible to tell in these photos, but it is an irridescent blue purple linen--and this dress merited the wait. I also used a polka dot for the facing, which sadly never shows when worn...

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