Tuesday, May 13, 2008

summer sewing - part II - batik dress



The first of many dresses to come, I think. I've been saving this batik fabric ever since Amy sent it to me a couple of years ago. I keep doing this, saving pieces of fabric I don't have the courage to use, until the right idea or pattern comes along.



In this case, the fabric and the pattern I've had for a while, but it didn't occur to me to join them together until recently.

This strap dress is an H&M pattern from an old summer edition of Patrones (from two or three years ago, maybe ?) which has a nice selection of dresses, all of which I've been meaning to make one time or another.



Because it's a batik fabric, the print is not equal, which worked great in this dress. I chose a darker piece for the front and a brighter one for the back. The only change I made was in the straps, which I crossed at the back so they wouldn't slip so easily. A perfect dress for summer, I think :) Now, if only the weather would cooperate a little bit ...



15 comments:

Ana Salomé said...

Uau :) O vestido é lindo! Acho que fizeste bem em guardar o tecido até chegar o momento e o modelo que querias fazer...eu também sou assim e adoro quando "o momento" chega :)

Teresa said...

está lindo, esse padrão é perfeito para esse tecido, esse padrão é um quadro...

syrin said...

Lindíssimo! O tecido tem um padrão maravilhoso. :)

pikenatonta said...

Adorei!!! É lindíssimo! :)

fantasma said...

Uau, fantástico! :)

sónia said...

Ficou Lindo!!!
:))

tammy said...

so pretty! nice job.

Violeta said...

Ficou mesmo mto bonito o vestido, bem jogado com os padrões e as cores são mesmo maravilhosas. :)

Green Kitchen said...

I'm always excited to see what you make. Thanks!

Tricotes said...

Está fantástico! O tecido é muito rico...

Luciana Fróes said...

Simplesmente AMEI este vestido!!! Parabéns pelas suas criações, fico sempre encantada com elas!

Computerarte said...

lindo!

monica said...

stunning dress!

Analuka said...

Lindo, leve, vibrante: vestido alado! Beijos pintados, floridos.

peacockchic said...

Wow you are such an inspiration!!! Everything you make is stellar!!! I am catching up on my bloglines had to pick just one post to comment on or else every single one of your posts for the last few weeks would have a comment: Love the dress, the noro vested hoodie is wonderful, love the fit, the phildar jacket is to die for and the best renditioned I have seen.

lovely all around.