Calico Sundress

by Archive from Blogger on March 14, 2011 · 12 comments

in Vintage Sewing

So over the weekend I finished up this little dress which is perfect as I live in Arizona and its already heading towards the 90s this week! Yuck.

It is based off of this unprinted catalog pattern from my stash.

Overall I’m quite pleased with the shape but I’m not quite sure about the buttons. I like them up close but from a distance the pockets blend in and I appear to have two weird pink polka dots on my hips ( just what I wanted, extra attention in that area)
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khriste B March 14, 2011 at 5:18 pm

Really cute frock.


reanalouise March 14, 2011 at 5:32 pm

I think this dress is SO cute on you! The shape is wonderful, and the hem line is in the perfect place. I think that the buttons on the hip are sweet, but if you feel uncomfortable maybe you could change them to another colour?


Eily March 14, 2011 at 6:45 pm



K2 March 14, 2011 at 7:15 pm

You could always pull the pockets off, pipe around them with pink 1/4" bias tape and then put them back. It would make the pockets pop out a little more.


ingrid March 14, 2011 at 8:12 pm

This is gorgeous! I love the button details.


The Needle Diaries March 15, 2011 at 2:26 am

love the pocket and button details!


Marie March 15, 2011 at 4:14 am

What a cute creation and such a good fit on you! I love it!


Ashley March 15, 2011 at 10:52 am

Very cute, perfect for spring :)


Anonymous March 15, 2011 at 1:49 pm

Lovely! And I covet your shoes.


UnfinishedProjectParty March 17, 2011 at 12:25 pm

I adore these pockets! I may have to make this dress too. It is so summery!


fredericaknits March 18, 2011 at 10:02 am

It's lovely! Great fabric.


MarieBayArea March 19, 2011 at 11:19 am

i'm in love with this dress. the floral pattern and those buttons just kill me.


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