The Hundred Dresses: Day 27

by Erin on June 29, 2013

Got a little bit of a late start today … but I bet you know what’s coming: another Simplicity 1577! And it’s a rare solid-fabric example of Erin-sewing, too:

chambray Simplicity 1577 bodice

You know how the camera adds ten pounds? Mine adds ten wrinkles.
Chambray Simplicity 1577 front

This zipper is … not great.
chambray Simplicity 1577 zipper

Here’s the back:
chambray Simplicity 1577 back

And, of course, solid fabric means patterned pocket lining! This is Liberty:
chambray Simplicity 1577 pocket 1

I posted this one about a year ago, so if you want to see it on me, well, here you go.

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peppermintpenguin June 29, 2013 at 8:10 pm

Does chambray count as a solid then? I spend too much time with knitters, I’d call that a ‘semi-solid’ (hand dyed yarn is big with knitters)

I do like chambray, it has such texture and movement and sobriety and interest. This shows of the shape of the dress really well, it’s easy to see why it’s such a favourite.

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Beata June 29, 2013 at 10:05 pm

I love the simplicity of this dress.

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BMGM June 30, 2013 at 3:46 am

I find the combination of workmen’s fabric (chambray) with utilitarian pockets very satisfying on an intellectual level. But, the surprise of hidden Liberty print pocket linings gives me paroxysms of delight.

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Joni June 30, 2013 at 11:34 am

I’d love to know more about how you accessorize these dresses, as I’m guessing they aren’t meant to be worn on their own. (Liberty print sneakers? Swoon!)

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