This post is a combo of a thrift score and a make because.... I thrifted this fabric! I know... crazy right...! It's hard to believe that someone would give up this "chambray" fabric. I don't know exactly what the fabric is but I think that it might be a cotton polyester blend. I love that it looks like chambray and that it has polka dots too. Little white and red ones. The red ones are not showing up well in the photos but believe me... they and all their cuteness are very much there.
When I found this fabric, I immediately thought that I would make this pattern but then I forgot my plan until I was finished making the Lisette dress and I came across the Vogue pattern later....oh boy..I tend to get so easily distracted. Nothing new folks, nothing new.
My dress is almost an exact replica of the sample dress on the envelope...I don't do this often but I am so pleased with the results.
Pattern: Lisette Simplicity 2246
Fabric used: A cotton polyester "chambray" that I thrifted! Oh yeeeeaaah!!!
Instructions:The instructions were straight forward and easy.
Changes I made: I didn't make any changes to this pattern....which is unusual for me but I could and may yet add tabs with buttons to the sleeves for a more "safari" look.
Repeat worthy? Yes! I really like this pattern and enjoyed making this dress.
|Dress:self made Purse:The Limited(thrifted) Shoes:Denver Hayes
I also thrifted this purse and I liked it with my blue dress to kind of ease myself into fall colors. I think this dress would also look great with brown boots and a cardigan as the temperature drops. I can see this dress being worn quite often this fall!