I needed a new dress for the Disposable Show, of course. It might seem silly, but I love to make a new outfit for special occasions. When I look in my closet, I see a collection of memories made with fabric.
I have a real thing for navy at the moment. I actually just cut out another navy dress this morning. I can’t get enough of this colour. This linen has gold metallic threads running through it, the fabric is so gorgeous. I cut the bib yoke out on the bias again. The diagonal effect of the plaid makes me pretty happy.
For the pocket, I used the fabric that inspired my skateboard colour palette. Don’t be surprised when you see me showing off the inside of my pockets, it’s one of my favourite details to pick out for a new dress. You can check out my pockets anytime.
The best thing about this dress is that it’s so comfortable. With the rolled up sleeves, I have so many more options of the weather I can wear this dress in. Also, the metallic gold makes it a bit fancy, if I want it to be. The night of the Disposable Show was super chilly, so I wore the dress with dark skinny jeans and navy pumps. Perfect.
I haven’t yet made any of my dresses three times, but this pattern is a definite candidate for that.
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oh my goodness yet another amazing dress by you! I love this pattern & your fabric choice. And the pocket fabric with a connection to your skateboard is a lovely touch and a great way to link this dress to the event it was made for.
It’s super cute!
I love this pattern, and that fabric is pretty amazing!
When I finally make it down there, I want to get some tips for pockets!
LOVE this dress! The metallic thread makes it magical.
Oh this dress – it is so great and is just screaming to be made into a class!
I love navy too! maybe a little too much!!
But navy and gold?! so elegant!
I really like this one, it looks so classy
karyn. i am in love with this dress. and that fabric. and the pockets. just evertyhing!
This is ADORABLE! I am new to your blog.. do you sell this pattern anywhere?? I love it!
I LOVE this dress…it’s so cute. Lovely fabric too!
seriously so perfect!!!!! I adore your attention to good details!
I love it. Every time I see this dress I am resolved to crack that japanese dress book and give it a try, it’s so terrifying but maybe I can do it, I’m so inspired by you!
I love love love this dress! You are so talented; the pattern and your choice of fabric are just perfect. I would love to try making one too, if I was a bit more capable at the sewing machine 🙂
Karyn, I hope you don’t mind but I love your dress so much that I’ve posted about it over on my blog. Credit and links are included.
It really is a perfect dress, and you wear it well 🙂
gosh that’s gorgeous!!!!
that is one awesome dress. i’m not so into dresses but this is one i would wear. the color with the golden thread is great for any occasion. and the different fabric for the pocket is nice since it links back to the board. well done. i like this very much!!
I love the dress, too. If you decide to sell this pattern, I’m buying it right away!
amazing! I agree with Lauren, this should be a class
I agree with all the ladies…. And I want to buy the pattern of you too! perfecto every tine…
I absolutely adore these dresses!
very pretty. i like it almost as much as the first! i just love the color of the other one so much
Lovely dress Karyn! I really love the colours! the Navy makes it looks so formal! =)
What a nice dress! I really love this pattern!
thanks everyone! you’re really encouraging. at the very least, you should see something similar in a class pretty soon. i would love to make patterns for you in the future, so it’s good to know you might be interested!!
An adorable dress Karyn! I love the fabric you chose and the way you made the bib area. So pretty!