Summer in the City

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It’s nice to share some sewn stitches for a change.

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How could I resist this adorable London themed fabric?  It’s so very charming.

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How cute is this?  I just love it.

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Fabric constraints meant that I couldn’t pattern match the bodice.  So I fussy cut cute scenes instead. I’m happy with how it works.

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I cut the skirt as one piece to maintain the integrity of the design, and managed to get an almost perfect match on the seam there.

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Thankfully, Miss Button loves it too.

I’ll call that a win!

Project details

Pattern:                             Geranium from Made by Rae

Pattern cost:                     £10 – this is my 5th version, so it’s excellent value for money

Fabric:                               Cotton novelty print from The Buttonhole

Fabric cost:                       £5/mtr (I think).  I used 1 mtr.

 


18 Responses to Summer in the City

  1. Kim Hood says:

    Button looks gorgeous in that dress. And is that a new pup I spotted?

  2. Wow, that dress is GORGEOUS on Button. The fabric is superb and that is quite a bargain if you have made the pattern a few times. I am in love with the little at on the bike on the back of the bodice. So cute. Adorable puppy. The children must be thrilled to bits if it is theirs. Xx

    • Pendle Stitches says:

      I did have folk asking where I’d got it. The best compliment I think. The design is just lovely and it’s a breezy dress for this hot weather. This is such a great pattern. A quick easy sew and perfect for border prints like this. The pup is a joy!

  3. Tialys says:

    Great use of fabric and the fussy cutting worked really well. But, let’s cut to the chase, is that or is that not a new baby of the canine kind photo bombing Button’s modelling shots?

    • Pendle Stitches says:

      That is a new fur baby. He’s George and now 12 weeks old. He’s a joy and already a pro photo bomber. Expect to see more of him soon!

  4. Serena@sewgiving says:

    Perfection! I have this pattern too … and love it for my girls.

  5. Gorgeous dress, beautiful Button and adorable pup!

  6. Caroline says:

    That is absolutely lovely! I know a small person who would like one too! 😊

  7. K-Line says:

    This fabric is perfect! And Button is practically a teenager with that sassy posing 🙂 I’m loving her long hair.

    • Pendle Stitches says:

      She’s a teenager in her head too! Why are they in such a rush to grow up. It’s vastly overrated!

      Her hair is so pretty. I’ll be awfully glad when that fringe is grown out!

  8. AnneW says:

    Gorgeous! What fabulous fabric. Little Button is looking rather grown up!

    • Pendle Stitches says:

      Thank you.
      I do wish the growing up would slow down! But, I suppose, we’d miss such a lot of fun.

  9. Gail says:

    That is adorable! What an amazing print!

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