Umbrella Sweetheart Sundress

by ErikaMadeIt on June 10, 2013 · 15 comments

in Dresses,Jumbo Ric Rac


I have another finished project from Gertie’s Book for Better Sewing, it’s the sweetheart sundress made up in this adorable umbrella print cotton.  I also did a shirred back, a vintage detail that I am now obsessed with, it gives the bodice such a snug feeling. I also added one of my favorite things Ric Rac, two rows of it at the hem. It’s a navy and white striped Ric Rac, what could be better?


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LittleBlackCar June 10, 2013 at 9:13 am

That is adorable! Awesome print!


sati5000 June 10, 2013 at 9:17 am

Very cute! I love the print – so fun!


Le N'aiguillon June 10, 2013 at 2:32 pm

Wouaouh! Beautiful work and very flattering!


Le N'aiguillon June 10, 2013 at 2:34 pm

With “flattering” I mean the cut shows how gorgeous and feminine you are, not that it makes you look like you were! (I’m french, sorry if I don’t express myself so good in english…)


Le N'aiguillon June 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm

Twice the same comment, sorry, one took its time to appear on the screen, I thought it had got lost somewhere between China and the USA, maybe…
But I tried to improve my english in between…


ErikaMadeIt June 10, 2013 at 5:37 pm

Thanks! I got what you meant, it is very flattering :)


Le N'aiguillon June 10, 2013 at 2:35 pm

With “Flattering” I mean that the cut shows how feminine and gorgeous you are, not that it makes you look like you were. Excuse my english, I’m french…


Maggie cawthorn June 10, 2013 at 4:12 pm

What a great fit. Lovely on you and love the fabric


Katherine June 10, 2013 at 4:20 pm

As I was glancing over the photos I shouted out “RICKRACK! YES!”

…and then remembered I was not alone. Must not bring phone to department meetings anymore…

(nice work ;) )


ErikaMadeIt June 10, 2013 at 5:38 pm

I often scream about rick rack and don’t care who is around


Joanna June 10, 2013 at 5:39 pm

I just bought some of this lovely fabric. Now I can see what it will look like in dress form. Lovely


Shaysierae June 10, 2013 at 6:37 pm

How lovely :)


mariebayarea June 10, 2013 at 11:59 pm

Perfect sundress! The umbrella print was a brilliant choice.


EmSewCrazy June 11, 2013 at 8:42 pm

Very fun and cute!


BobbinBombshell June 15, 2013 at 6:59 pm



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