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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Sewing In Progress: Color Block Dress

 dress flat sketch

I am working on this dress since Tuesday morning and I am glad that I manage to finished my muslin and fitting issue on that day.
This color block dress based on Jamie Shift Dress size 34 from Burdastyle Sewing Vintage Modern.
I made pattern modifications on the front dress and added the dart on the back dress ( see my dress flat sketch above).
I altered the front and back dress at the shoulder 1/2" and lower the middle back dress at the neckline `1 1/4". Also altered the length of the dress 2 1/2".

my muslin from Jamie shift dress pattern
Materials:
- I bought 2 yards of each fabric (black, grey and printed fabric), I'll make another project from the leftover fabric.
- 2 yards of silk satin for the lining
- Invisible zipper in black color, fusible interfacing, black and grey color thread.
 

my fabrics for the color block dress

I cut all the fabric yesterday and sew it according to the sewing instructions from the book. I am happy that I didn't find any problem during the sewing process.
Here are the pictures of my work,
front dress piece

back dress piece
 
And today, I am working on the dress lining, I sew the front and back lining right sides together. Then sew the lining at the neckline right sides together, turn the lining inside the dress.
After that, I sew the lining to  the invisible zipper using both machine and hand sewing.
 


So, tomorrow I'll continue to work on the armhole and hem line.

Happy Sewing!

8 comments:

  1. Wow, this dress looks like it s going to be absolutely beautiful! I love the fabrics and colours you have chosen :)

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    1. I hope so:)
      Thanks for your sweet words, Carolyn.

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  2. Hi Hana, I agree with Carolyn - this is going to be a very sophisticated colour block dress that will still look good after the colour block trend has been and gone.

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  3. Love this dress, it reminds me of 60s Fashion, it's one of my favorite fashion decades. You are doing a perfect job!

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    1. Thanks Rosy, 60s is my favorite fashion decades too:)

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  4. Very nice dress Hana I love the colours! you have chosen. Looking forward to seeing it completed and on you!

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  5. Hi Jacquianne! I have done this dress yesterday, http://velvetribbonsew.blogspot.com/2013/05/color-block-dress.html
    Thanks for stopping by:)

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