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Posted on:2/12/14 1:32 PM
Project Photo:Kitschy Coo: Lady Skater Dress by ShanniLoves

Kitschy Coo: Lady Skater Dress by ShanniLoves  Kitschy Coo: Lady Skater Dress by ShanniLoves  
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Pattern Rating:Highly Recommend
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 2 people   
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Fabric:ITY Jersey  [See other projects in this fabric]
Pattern Description: This pattern is very functional, dress it up for work or play it down with some sneakers for shopping. It features a fitted bodice that ends at the natural waistline and flows into an easy breezy skirt. It's flattering on any body type.

Pattern Sizing: based on your high bust measurement. I cut a 3

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes

Were the instructions easy to follow? The instructions include a photo tutorial with instructions and tips for beginners and a shorter crib sheet for more experienced garment sewers

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? There was nothing I disliked. The neck band is drafted perfectly. It was such a breeze to put together.

Fabric Used: Jersey knit from Fabric Mart

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: My fit alterations included: 1. Shortened front and back bodice 2 1/2 inches
2. Shortened upper back bodice 3 inches, this really helped my swayback problem
3. Pinned out excess on front bodice, armpit to apex
4. Shortened the sleeves 5 inches.
5. Shortened hem line 1 inch

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? I've made it twice and I will make it many more times.

Conclusion: I can't say enough good things about this dress. Happy to add it to my tried and true collection. See more pictures and details here and see my first version here.

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Quickie said...
this is a lovely style on you
2/12/14 2:55 PM
lmb09 said...
Very cute!!!
2/12/14 3:42 PM
Nessa09 said...
2/12/14 6:26 PM
Amanda.Claire said...
This is such a cute dress! I have actually been thinking about downloading it lately
2/12/14 7:30 PM
lauraborealis said...
Adorable in this fabric!
2/12/14 7:32 PM
TJSEWS said...
Love this dress! Beautiful.
2/12/14 8:44 PM
Mollymax said...
Cute dress! I love the sewing wall behind you too!
2/12/14 9:02 PM
Sue Parrott said...
I just love your fabric! The fit is great as well!
2/12/14 9:42 PM
Baja Susana said...
Love the fabric, fit and style.
2/13/14 4:16 AM
Danvillegirl said...
Another cute version of this dress.
2/13/14 8:12 AM
Nurse Jane said...
Love your dress but your photo area is super! Is it your own sewing space?
2/13/14 8:42 AM
CurlyCrafter said...
I love your version and your fabric is great!
2/13/14 11:47 AM
lah119 said...
I love your dress! I just decided I definitely need an animal print version myself!
3/7/14 4:34 PM
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