October 13, 2013

New Look 6224

or the last dress of Summer. 
 

The fabric is a very light weight, floral jersey from Girl Charlie.
 
The pattern is a combo of New Look 6224
for the bodice and the Lady Skater for the skirt.
 
 
 This pattern is for wovens.
But honestly, I couldn't be bothered.
I made it with a knit and it worked just great.

 
I made this dress the last weekend in September.
It was comfortable and easy to wear.
I love the Lady Skater skirt - it's fun.

 

There is some green in the print so I put on a green belt to help highlight my waist.
I still have one and I like to show it.

11 comments :

  1. It looks fabulous on you - great design and fabric color.

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  2. This is a great silhouette for you. Good job on the frankenpatterning!

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  3. Fun to mix and match pattern pieces. Are you moving on to wintry fabrics next?

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  4. That dress is really flattering. I think you should make more like it, perhaps with long sleeves for cold weather wear. I like the color, and the belt is a good touch.

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  5. Your dress looks good, knits are the best!

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  6. I second Marjie's motion. What a beautiful dress for lovely you!!

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  7. Honestly I wonder why you strive to fit a sheath dress when these flare skirted dresses look sooooooo beautiful on you! I love everything about this...the fabric you chose...how you mixed the two patterns...EVERYTHING! You could make loads of these using color blocking, solid colors, etc. to make a wonderful wardrobe of these!

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  8. Hi G, I agree with Carolyn - these dresses are made for you (they would look awful on me) - and the knit adds so much softness. I agree, make more of these... as Carolyn says, in all sorts of ways.

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  9. Wow that dress fits you like a dream ~ and such a pretty color and style on you! And I can't believe you made that in a weekend!!! I'm having trouble sewing together a bunny dress... it's sat staring at me for months now LOL Hope you are having a wonderful fall and can't wait to see what "looks" you chose for fall ~

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  10. THe green belt is perfect!!! great new dress

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  11. there is a dress in theses pictures, all I see is a beautiful woman. WOW. work on your photographer tho! and ignore Carolyn, you don't need 1 in every color

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