Dresses

New look 6615

Take 3m of Spotlight organic cotton and add New Look 6615 with New Look 66932… and you get a fun scalloped dress!

I used the scalloped neckline of N6615‘s gorgeous dress but added the tiered skirt of N6692. Since I skipped the dress sleeves which help hold up the bodice I added thin spaghetti straps. You can add the chunky straps of view A if you prefer.

The cotton has a beautiful floral print that is reminiscent of 70s designs with its orange, green and mulberry colours. I used 2.8m of fabric for this maxi all in.

This is the size 12. The bodice has a neat facing for the neckline and armholes with a separate piece for each size to get the perfect scallop positioning. And I thought about adding scallops to the N6692 skirt hem but decided against it.

Amond rock sews new look 6615 scallop neckline sundress

I added an invisible zipper to finish the dress off. After all these years I can sew concealed zippers easily every time and if you’d like to know how, check out my video on the Simplicity UK YouTube channel.

Amond rock sews new look 6615 scallop neckline sundress

It was a hot hot day at our friend’s Baptism so this dress was perfect for the weather but it would probably look great over a tshirt too.

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