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Red/Black Linen Sheath Dress

Detail of fitting seams.
Photo: Front view

I developed the pattern for this dress using PatternMaster Boutique, using the "double princess sheath" style, and then modified the pattern for better fit, using the CAD program (Pattern Editor) included with PMB.  The linen fabric is underlined with silk organza to minimize wrinkling, and the dress is fully lined with Bemberg. 

Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Close-fitting Sheath

Comments (15)

Scheri Scheri writes: This is gorgeous...what a beautiful fit.
Posted: 11:59 pm on January 4th

joi joi writes: you did a bang-up job on this one. great work
Posted: 9:45 am on October 3rd

Emmapaula Emmapaula writes: What an exquisite creation! Good luck.
Posted: 2:21 pm on August 12th

rabaile rabaile writes: EVERY SINGLE DETAIL (the matching of the plaids, the attention to detail, the style and the FIT) are PERFECTAMUNDO -- no small feat! :O)
Posted: 10:42 pm on August 11th

cjbauman464 cjbauman464 writes: beautiful Dress. fits very well. Great design
Posted: 9:20 pm on July 27th

WisconsinJenny WisconsinJenny writes: this will be gorgeous after it is washed and faded a bit!
Posted: 9:16 pm on July 27th

shehog3 shehog3 writes: This is a technical work of art. Kudos on the fit and fashion of this garment, beautiful.
Posted: 9:05 am on July 16th

imeldashoequeen imeldashoequeen writes: THis is absolutely stunning. Your attention to matching up the horizontal stripes and the proportions of the vertical stripes is just boggling. How on earth did you manage all the matching? How long did it take to construct? You have made an absolutely beautiful job and it suits you very well.
Posted: 5:04 pm on July 14th

Esmarelda Esmarelda writes: What a superb job you have done! Your fabric would be a very difficult one to work with due to all the lines that have to match up perfectly........which you have done.
Absolutely beautiful!
Posted: 7:34 pm on July 13th

silknmore silknmore writes: The fit is spectacular. Congratulations.
Posted: 9:17 pm on July 10th

Love_it Love_it writes: Great design and fit. I can't see the dart control but I can see the beautiful fabric/color choice which is awesome. BUT the most impressive in your attention to detail in matching your plaids. Fantastic job. If you do not teach you should and teach plaid matching and dart control. You have a great talent. Thank you for sharing.
Posted: 3:28 pm on July 9th

lynnewill lynnewill writes: A really lovely fit on this dress. Very nice job. Where did you find the linen?
Posted: 3:40 pm on July 3rd

Stormee Stormee writes: It is really beautiful, I have the PMB also and have designed quite a few items with it. Great work.
Posted: 10:34 pm on July 2nd

Milana Milana writes: Oh my goodness, this is gorgeous! Great work!!
I`m brand new here and I have no idea even how to use my sewing machine yet, (I need someone to teach me)but I love the idea of sewing and have tons of patterns so I can start making things for my 3 year old daughter.
What a great inspiration this is!
Posted: 7:12 pm on July 1st

maggyblack maggyblack writes: What a beautiful dress! I love it!
Posted: 6:34 pm on July 1st

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