27 November, 2014

Grapevine peasant dress

Hello friends. Happy Thanksgiving to you all. 'Hoping that you are well-fed and healthy with friends and family. This cooler weather is surely welcomed. Pictured above is a peasant dress that I made for my granddaughter. The fabric is 100% cotton, with a grapevine print in muted shades of green, purple, and mustard on a natural-color background. It was purchased many years ago, and was in my sewing stash. Who better to use this fabric for than granddaughter Macey? 'Looks very autumn-ish, doesn't it? The body is from McCall's 6313 peasant blouse. The pattern has been lengthened and drafted to have elastic casing 3/4 length sleeves and lower ruffle pieces. This is a pullover blouse, in a long tunic length, with no fasteners. 'Would look cute paired with leggings or ruffled pants. Do you think it is too "kitcheny" for apparel? The colors are so gorgeous, 'could not resist. To see the pattern difficulty rating and the matching head band, follow the link below my signature. Prim Autumn blessings.
Here is the same-fabric head band for the grapevine peasant dress. Some of the McCall's 6313 pattern is a bit detailed to construct, and my version of the peasant blouse has a lot of ruffles as well as elastic. So, it's rating is:

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