Friday, September 24, 2010

A basic pattern is a treasure

                      I made the last summer dress.
When I found Patrones nº 294 magazine and I found on its front pages this wonderful dress, I knew I had to do it.

 Although I too  knew I didn´t like  the strips of fabric as wide and I  wanted  to give a differente look,  so I bought  rick-rack ribbon  in the same colours navy and red.

 As the title of the post,  have a basic pattern of your exact measurements, with all the adjustments you made in the dress and you know  you look good is comparable to having a little  treasure,  with this pattern and few changes such aschange darts site, add a collar  or sleeves I can make many others garments without fear of having to spend time getting to correct over and over again with news clothes.  A litlle treasure!!!

 So each time  you start a new garment basec on this pattern,  I will link to this post, I will also photographing the small changes you will see the adaptation and  tranformation, if you want to join me in this litlle adventure, you are welcome.

                                       Of course, accesories are  essential to turn a simple dress  into something fun and different.

 This time, I used  again the beautiful earrings that my hubby gave to my  some time along, I never tired of admiring and  I found two fun bracelets that  measure centimeters and inches.
    Perfects for me!!!!


  1. I love the dress! The rick rack is a great idea and looks fabulous and perfectly sewn on!

  2. This is such a lovely dress on you. I love the ric rack along the neckline and hem. Plus the bracelets are the cutest!

  3. I agree that a simple dress in great fabric can look very elegant. Love the tri-colour trim.

  4. So lovely! The ribbon is perfect addition.

  5. So lovely! The ribbon is perfect addition.

  6. I'm really happy to see you again here.
    I send you a big hug and many kisses

  7. Rosiiiiii!!!!,que bonito te quedó.Oye tenia ganas de hablar contigo,me preguntaba si te has planteado dar clases de costura porque este fin de semana estuve en casa con mi hija arreglando unas prendillas y haciendo practicas de "modista" y me comentaba que le gustaria que vió la peli de Coco chanel y se quedó encandilada jajjajajaaj,pues le hablé de ti y de tus maravillosas manos y le dije que te preguntaría,poruqe esta loca por conocerte.A ver si te pasas por la tienda y charlamos un ratito.
    Todo bien?,Tus hombres te estan cuidando como te mereces?...seguro que si!!!.
    Un beso guapa.

  8. I just found your blog - what a beautiful dress. I love your design changes.

  9. Omygoodness how did I miss that beautiful dress... love it.

  10. Great looking dress and the bracelets are too cute.

  11. Ah, I am totally in love with this dress, and the bracelets are just the coolest things ever... Where did you find them?


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