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Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Christmas Dress: Resumed

Happily the pattern has been found and can be revealed as
New Look 6071.


I make the dress but with sleeves (though shortened a little to 3/4 length) and add 3.5 inches to the skirt length so it comes just below the knee. I also make a forward head wedge alteration which removes from the front neckline, and adds at the back.

I have a choice of bright red, dark red, burgundy and a spot print, and am planning the bright red for Christmas.
This will give me an alternate dress to my favourite black with gold sparkle I made last year and wore a lot.
(Imagine this only in RED!)
Excuse my very rough attempt at photoshopping, but it gives an idea.....

5 comments:

velosewer said...

This is a great winter or summer dress choice.

Kelley Highway said...

Hmmm. I think this style would look becoming on me. Can't wait to see it! I'm sure it'll be lovely in red.

Thanks for the new sewing terms. I always need less back, that's for sure. Wonder what that's called.

Happy sewing!

Kyle said...

I made this dress in brown and it is my favorite dress ever!!!

Sandra said...

I'm so glad you found the pattern! I'll follow your progress as you make this lovely dress.

Carole Mellin said...

I can't wait to see it in red!