Monday, October 6, 2014

A Liberty Avery Dress

So, sew-a-longs.  I think I like them.

This is the third sew-a-long I have participated in.  The first was for a Japanese pattern that I had been wanting to sew, the second was for a Modkid bag that I wanted to try, and now, a sew-a-long for a dress pattern that I meant to get when it was released originally - The Avery Dress from Modkid.

A drop waist - yes, please.  Seemed pretty simple.  So, I bought the pattern and joined in.  But, for some reason, I couldn't choose fabric....

Then, I remembered the lovely Liberty of London lawn that my oldest son brought me back from his Europe trip last summer....and, being daring, I cut into the Liberty...

Here's the result:









Enough pictures??!!

The dress has a lined bodice, and a bunch of options - sleeveless, long sleeves, or these super-cute puff short sleeves.  Knowing my child, I made sure that the elastic was very, very loose or she would never wear them.  There's also a cute little pocket which I intended to add, but I lost it and didn't find it until the dress was put together.....next time....because there will surely be a next time for this pattern!

6 comments:

  1. Beautiful Janice! I never seem to look at the Modkid patterns and I think it's because of all the bright colours and prints used in the advertising shots. This dress of yours on the other hand, would absolutely sell the pattern!

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  2. I'm so glad to hear I'm not the only that loses pieces while sewing! Love it!!

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  3. That is really sweet! Your version looks really professional... I wouldn't have looked twice at that pattern but I love the way you sewed it.

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  4. Gorgeous dress! I love the combo of Liberty and chambray.:)

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