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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Sunshine Dress Simplicity 1653



I actually made this dress awhile back for a girls night out and I am just now getting around to reviewing the pattern.







The inspiration for the dress came from a dress I saw in a clothing catalog:





Once I saw the dress, my goal was to make my own version and I knew this pattern would make a good match:




I found the perfect material on a trip to Joann's in their knit/dance wear section:










The dress was not difficult to sew up, the directions are clear and to the point.  I will say however, to make sure you mark the left and right sides so as not to confuse them:






As you would imagine the dress is very comfortable and easy to wear. It has actually turned into one of my 'go to' dresses when I want something cute and quick to put on:





Well that is it for now and as always, one stitch at a time............................................










6 comments:

  1. Very nice dress! I never thought to look into dancewear knit. Great job, you look lovely!

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  2. Loooove the fabric, I would never have thought to use dancewear. Awesome fit as well. I have this one but have been scared to sew it up. Still looking for the perfect fabric, maybe I'll peruse the dancewear section.

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  3. When it comes to custom sewing, the sky's the limit. You put your own ideas and fabric choice into this dress and it came out a winner. Beautiful -- and the color looks great on you.

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  4. Beautiful dress! I like the happy yellow color on you.

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  5. I love the color! It turned out great

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