I wanted the dress to feel like it belonged with the fabric so I used a vintage-feeling, sort of 1940’s inspired pattern (New Look 6309) for the bodice and collar, and then added turned up sleeves to echo the peter pan collar.
I only had a yard of the patterned fabric I created, and had to use it sparingly– which was fine because I really wanted to incorporate peach. So I used a nice peach cotton for the top, and to tie it in to the bottom I added dark gray piping to make the collar and cuffs pop.
Thanks again for having me Delia!
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Kirstin is sharing an adorable linen Banyan top on her super cute Piper.
Yay, the campaign to keep Danielle sewing through guest posts continues! Haha. This is SO cute and the piping sewing is perfection! Fantastic vintage-y modern.
I love this dress so much. It’s amazing.
Cute! I love the piped collar and cuffs. =)
love the inspiration source and piping!
that little dress is just adorable!
Max of Max California ★ says
LOVE this! Such a cute classic little dress for such a sweet little girl <3
I have a question about Spoonflower fabric! I've never bought any, but I often read that the colours come out wrong. Also how do they wash? Do the colours fade?
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So perfect! I love the Spoonflower reproduction of that fabric. It's so amazing what is possible with a lot of creativity and guts! Thanks for sharing.
I have only hand-washed my fabric and the color held up fine so far, but I'm not sure how it will do with machine washing. I've gotten other fabric there before that I didn't design and the color held beautifully but I wonder if it depends on the kind of fabric. As far as color goes, I wanted it to be black and it turned out very dark gray but I'm not sure if it was because I didn