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SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge 2017

Spring Smock and Dress

Jun 05, 2017
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Smock Dress outfit

I was originally sketching ideas for sweaters when the lines for this design landed on my pad. I have wanted to sew it ever since and this Spring Challenge inspired me!

I designed, patterned and constructed this outfit keeping versatility and elegance in mind. I imagined sitting at my bistro table on a warm Spring day in the shade of my garden drinking an ice tea and watching the birds as they flitter about chirping and singing.  

It can be worn as a dress or with your favorite weekend jean. The Smock is 100% linen, fully lined with an all-in-one facing and 1/4″ top stitching. There are two interior pockets, one to fit reading glasses or a phone and the other just large enough for your cash or card/ID. The neckline and armholes are understitched and all raw edges were serged prior to construction.

The dress I also designed, patterned and constructed. It is a long T-shirt with extra long sleeves and a V-neck collar. The fabric I choose is a cotton/lycra blended ponte knit. All seams were 4 thread serged and the sleeve and body hems are finished with a coverstitch. It can be worn either as a dress or over separate bottoms.

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  1. User avater ayeshamarin28 July 29th

    Outfit very good

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