Jersey Dress Sewing Instructions.

T-Shirt jersey dress with round pocketThis dress is designed for lightweight knitted fabric like cotton jersey or interlock. Working with knitted fabrics you have to be aware of the way they differ from the woven ones:

Seaside Dress Inspiration Board

I love this concept! It's got a mood of sea side holidays -  sunrise palette, stripes, drop waistline, full circle skirt and  even the version of  sailor collar! It's like old sailor dress has been given major overhaul.  My job is done! I hope fabrics and construction will do justice to my new Seaside Dress.

Seaside inspiration for the new dress

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sailor collar variations

Drop waistline

Full circle skirt

Flounce

 

Sailor Collar 2

Going through the dress library, looking for the neckline ideas. In keeping with sea side theme I was considering the sailor collar. Non of the variations seems to work for what I have in mind. They are too rigid and formal looking, I want to fill the sea breath looking at them. Sailor collar 1 

Sailor-Collars-2


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Daisy Chain Dress. Storyboard.

Pink azaleas in spring are the inspiration for this dress.  It is impossible to put ideas pin boards, fabric swatches and multitude of sketches into any kind of order. Making a storyboard is a useful technique. It allows me to “sift through” all the components to present the proposed design and possible colour variations.

Daisy Chain Dress STORYBOARD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patterns are ready by now, and I am rather impatient to see the ready sample.

Update: The dress has arrived. The embodied version of sketchy impression.

 

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