Here's my version of the Summer Street dress by Pattern Review. Dress designed by Deepika and Maria Denmark digitised and drafted this pattern. Pattern courtesy of Deepika. Pose - somewhat like a pageant contestant :)
Fabric purchased from Pitt Trading at an end of season sale.
Yes, I cut the hem is a bit high on this test version than I'm comfortable wearing but this is a summer street dress after all.
|More leg that I bargained for :)|
Overnight my skirt grew by 5cm. Isn't that a neat trick.
The skirt join has gathers and I've used pleats to flatten the look.
This dress is a cinch to cut and finish in an afternoon.
I've kept back hem is slightly lower than the front. It's just a 'thing' I do. Not fashion.
I spliced the centre front of the bodice to practice using the print to form a v-shape.
And that's how simple this dress is to work with.
Beth of SunnyGal Studio Sewing made a Vogue knit dress last week (great work as always) and she links to a Threads video on applying neck binding. I'll be using this technique next time.