12 juni 2017

NOVA blogtour - dutch tulips


Three years ago, when I was expecting baby girl nr. 3,
 I used this fabric to sew a Lua sleeping sack. 
Now this toddler is almost three years old,
so time to make her a little summer dress with the remaining piece of fabric.


It is a vintage - Dutch obviously - canvas.
Just perfect for a Nova dress with classic box pleat.
To make it even more fifties, I added a bright white peter pan collar.


The pattern has a lot of options, and as usual when sewing StraightGrain "stuff",
 I learned a new trick to make my sewing life easier.

It is available as a pdf or paper version,
and both in Dutch as well as English!

 This one is the dress version, but there's also a top option, four different sleeves 
and a bunch of pleating styles. Curious? 
Go and check out the other participants in this international blogtour!

 







And no,... we didn't go to the beach for pictures...
my backyard is sort-of a permanent construction site...  
so always a mini-mountain of white sand available for the kids to play in - 
and for me to make pictures...


Fabric: vintage canvas

14 opmerkingen:

  1. Oh, de achterkant van Nova had ik nog nooit gezien! Zo mooi met die plooitjes!

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    1. het zit em in de details Eva ๐Ÿ˜‰ Straightgrain stelt nooit teleur !

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  2. It's so sweet! And how cool that you used the same fabric from another straightgrain project! We made very similar dresses!!

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    1. Thanks Suz! Looks like we both spent some time doing the exact same thing last week ๐Ÿ˜‰ You're like my Aussie twin ๐Ÿ˜†

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  3. Wederom heel schoon! En die knietjes van uw dochter ❤

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  4. What a stunning dress. I love it how this fabric has history :)

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  5. So heerlijk petrol & mint! Schattige emma!!

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  6. What an adorably sweet dress! It looks darling on her.

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  7. Prachtig jurkje! Ik ben altijd lichtelijk jaloers als ik zulke stofjes zie passeren ;-)

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  8. Perfectly styled, and definitely with a vintage flair! Well done!!

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