Dresses

Mellow yellow Deer & Doe Myosotis

Happy weekend everyone! It’s a Bank Holiday here and we’ve kicked things off by cleaning the house and prepping for guests! I bought the hugest bunch of peonies (my absolute faves) and Jimi bought a crazy amount of crisps for everyone to eat. Tonight we’re ordering Thai takeaway to enjoy in the garden. I can’t wait!

Almondrock in Simply Fabrics sunshine yellow textured waffle cotton jacquard Myosotis dress, Deer and Doe patterns

While we were out running errands I got some photos of my recent Deer and Doe patterns Myosotis dress by the river. I have lost my sunglasses so forgive the squinting. The ones I’m wearing in one shot are Jimi’s so are too big for my head hahah.

Almondrock in Simply Fabrics sunshine yellow textured waffle cotton jacquard Myosotis dress, Deer and Doe patterns

I used the most beautiful textured cotton jacquard from Simply Fabrics in the canary yellow colourway. They have other colours like blue, red and green also. It’s got flowers on a crosshatch pattern, very abstract but attractive. It’s light but not thin, similar to a double gauze weight. Perfect for this dress pattern.

Almondrock in Simply Fabrics sunshine yellow textured waffle cotton jacquard Myosotis dress, Deer and Doe patterns

I made view A. I used size 36 all in the upper body and 40 at the waist downwards. I only had to do a small narrow shoulder adjustment fitting wise. I liked the ruffled hem and although I enjoy wearing half stand collars like the pattern included, I went for the neckline hack (Marie’s tutorial here) which is cleaner and better for floppy soft fabric. It took exactly 2m of fabric… Great except I’d bought 3m!! So will HAVE to make a fun yellow top in the future. What a tough life I lead.

Almondrock in Simply Fabrics sunshine yellow textured waffle cotton jacquard Myosotis dress, Deer and Doe patterns

It’s quite a boxy style and forgiving on a hot day or after a full meal, I’m growing less interested I’m jeans cutting into my tummy right now. The colour is a scroll stopper too. It’s instant sunshine! Thankfully I had the perfect yellow vintage buttons in my stash.

Almondrock in Simply Fabrics sunshine yellow textured waffle cotton jacquard Myosotis dress, Deer and Doe patterns

There’s plenty of gathering to get stuck into which I don’t mind as I find it quite therapeutic even if it does waste a lot of thread. And with only three buttonholes this would be a nice project for a beginner wanting to learn more.

Almondrock in Simply Fabrics sunshine yellow textured waffle cotton jacquard Myosotis dress, Deer and Doe patterns

As always, I didn’t read the instructions and whipped it up very quickly as I’m a speedy sewist but you could enjoy slowly sewing this beauty if you like to take things steady.

Almondrock in Simply Fabrics sunshine yellow textured waffle cotton jacquard Myosotis dress, Deer and Doe patterns

This dress is flipping everywhere. I couldn’t actually believe how long ago the Myosotis was released! Thank goodness Marie egged me on to finally make it, what a smart cookie.

 

One Comment

  • Carol Thomas

    Loved you in lemon as a baby, love you in yellow now you’re all grown up! Great colour and great summer weight to the fabric, just right for enjoying the sunshine.

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