paunnet dress
Sewing

Swing Dress Show Time

swing dress    easy dress swing

Here it is, my swing dress! I took my time with this dress and it hasn’t been the easiest process, but now it’s done. I’m not 100% satisfied with it (expecially with the fit at the waist), but maybe I need some time to grow accustomed to it. That sometimes happens to me with the stuff I sew: it requires a lot of time and hard work, that when it’s finished, I need a little while to fall in love with it again.
         Swing dress show time    Swing dress show
I’m really sorry for the crappy bedroom pictures, but spring is still very shy here: I took these photos on monday and it was snowing outside! My hair was also not collaborating, but enough with the excuses! I promise I’ll put more effort in my pictures, but I hope you’ll like these anyway.
light blue dress
The zipper is hand sewn using a prickstitch. I avoided an invisible zipper because I always manage to make a mess with them. This detail goes well with the vintage feel of the dress.
dot swing dress
A detail of the inside: I underlined the dress in white lightweight cotton. I also used the fashion fabric to conceal the interfaced midsection, as suggested by Casey.
paunnet dress
And then, the last touch: I sewed one of the labels I made for my shops.
Casey, thank you so much for hosting this sewalong, it was a beautiful experience! I hope it won’t be the last on your blog!

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