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V neck Floral Print Dress


Hello, I finished my floral dress yesterday and so glad it turned out as planned. This dress is my entry to #magamsewalong "Juggling June" and #sewyourwardrobebasics "Prints" challenges on Instagram.
For the pattern, I used my basic dress sloper and modified the neckline into a v-neck, changed the dart placement and reduced the shoulder length and armhole.
Fabrics were floral cotton voile, remnant 125 cm that I bought during my trip to Portugal last summer and for the lining, I used white cotton I bought locally.
I was happy to juggle all things, from the limited fabric to modifying the pattern. I changed the dart placements two times and made a muslin.

I drafted the facings but in the end I don't need them because I sewed the lining fabric directly onto the fashion fabric.

The sewing progress was fast, involved a lot of clipping and basting. The invisible zipper sewed in the center back.
I fully lined the dress, sewed the darts, sewed the lining and fashion fabric together except the hemline sewed separately.

I forgot to fuse the fusible interfacing in the neckline but I think the two fabrics together are enough to make the neckline stay in place.












I'd love to make this dress again in different prints. This dress is a truly wardrobe basics with lovely prints, I will wear it during summer, spring and autumn with a cardigan.

That's it for today, thank you for hosting the challenges ladies, I look forward to sewing July's garments.
#sewyourwardrobebasics challenge hosted by @seaofteal and @sewyourwardrobebasics

Comments

Vanessa said…
This is a perfect example of allowing the fabric to shine! The design of the dress lends beautifully to the fabric you chose. I think you pulled off "prints" very well.
Sea of Teal said…
Hi Hana,
I'm very impressed! You are joining my challenge again! Thank you very much! I'm glad you like it! :)
And again you've made a beautiful dress. I love the flower print and the V-neck looks great on you.
I hope you like the July theme as much and you'll join me again.
Greetings from Germany,
Stef
Anonymous said…
Hi, Hana,
That is such a pretty floral print, and the design of the dress allows us to see all of the flowers. Very pretty. You always make your sewing projects look so easy. :-)
@ Sea Of Teal, thank you so much Stefanie. I love the July theme and I'm planning to make shorts and skirt. I'll be using the fabrics from stash :) xx