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This dress could have been the sewing that got me back  on track!! 

I saw a dress in Coast that I really wanted for our staff Christmas party night!

Isn’t it beautiful? And so was the ยฃ170 price tag! 

I found the gold fabric in the indoor market and some beautiful Ponte Roma from White Tree Fabrics. I knew mixing the fabrics could cause a headache so I knew I needed good quality fabric.

In the photos I had just draped the fabric and then cut it out. 

I used the Skater dress pattern from Love Sewing as it is the pattern that most matched the dress wanted. 

I decided to used a side zip and was just hoping for the best really! The top is stretchy and the bottom isn’t! 

Here is the pattern from when I made The York.


I was really happy with how it turned out !    
I obviously had to practise twirling before I went out! 

And of course here is The Bannatyne, in Bannatynes! 

Pattern: The Skater dress Simple Sew

Fabric: 1.5m of gold fabric from Sew Fabrics and 1m of black ponte Roma  from White Tree Fabrics

Wonky Factor: 10/10 I totally love it, although  maybe 9.5 as it was quite hot when dancing!! 

Remember my 20% off and free P&P code at White Tree Fabrics : SEWDEPUTY