Mod Dress I made from New Look Pattern 6826

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Oh MY! I am so excited. Did you hear me scream 5 min ago when I tried this on? I made this dress using New Look Pattern 6826. I am simply in love with this pattern. You can alter it a few different ways. I opted not to make pockets even tho my pattern called for it. I made version D. Why make pockets? You are not even going to see them. HAHA Not with this fabric. The total cost of this dress was $3.44 for the pattern (which will gets lots of use now, *investment*) and $4.00 for the fabric, $1.26 for the zipper. DEAL! I am sold. I have enough fabric leftover that I could make a headband and maybe a bag. Oh I won't wear them all together. Goodness no. The headband and bag will help me spruce up my tired jeans and plain shirt day.

I need a good source for clothing fabric. Anyone have one? XOXO

Ps. Did you notice far away my dress looks like X's and O's? I did too. And on right side of the dress, underneath my arms and down, where the seams are sewn, the pattern combined created hearts just on that side. (giggle)


I LOVE IT! It reminds me of the jumpers we wore in the 70's. Is it a retro pattern or a new pattern made to look retro? Regardless, you did an awesome job. You're young enough to pull it off. I can totally see my daughters wearing that.

Fantastic - you clever thing! i so would love to give one a go ... but am way to scared to try. Love the shoes too!

such a cute little dress! I can see lots of possibilities for that pattern!

So cute! You might like this website...:-)

Adorable!!! You look so cute in your new dress! Your lucky you can wear that now, here we would freeze to death, hehe! Great style you have!

Love this dress! Great job


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