The C Dress

My C Dress is another New Look 6180, following on swiftly from the success of my B dress. When I had first completed my B Dress I felt that the shoulders didn’t sit as they should, so I cut the next size down for my C dress. This was probably a mistake, and even more so because I cut the actual paper pattern. Fail. The size down pulls a little across my shoulders, although seems ok everywhere else. 

Again, this pattern gave me chance to practise my button and collar techniques, plus I opted to add in proper pockets from another pattern, as well as inverted vs into the sleeves. I didn’t make a belt. The fabric is a cute Lewis and Irene print from the Knitting and Stitching Show in November, priced at Β£10pm and earning this dress the title of the Cornfield Dress – see how sweet the little harvest mice are?
 


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12 responses to “The C Dress

  1. Love the fabric, I like the extra touches you’ve added like the sleeve ‘v’. I have to admit that I’d have cut the pattern too, I can’t be faffed with tracing patterns πŸ™‚

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    • Thank you! Yes the sleeves ‘V’ was tricky and isn’t perfect but is a nice touch especially at a distance! I’m not bad at tracing off indie patterns but the big 4 seem less precious somehow! βœ‚οΈ

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  2. Love your styling and love the backdrop! Stunning.

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  3. Lovely dress and great ecclesiastical backdrop!

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  4. Lovely dress and fabric.

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  5. Your dress is lovely! I have this fabric in my stash but in the green colour way. I was also thinking of making a shirtdress and I’m feeling inspired to get it out now that I’ve seen yours!

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  6. I never trace patterns and it’s easy to add a little back into the sleeve, so not a fail at all. Sweet fabric and I like your individual touches like the ‘v’ detail.

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  7. Very impressed with how good your blog photos are looking! Love the dress too of course πŸ™‚ This fabric is very ‘you’!

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