Dots at Liberty

Schlesinger Liberty (Simplicity 2452) bodice

I don’t think I’ve posted about this yet — it’s a hybrid Frankendress of Liberty Schlesinger (which I’ve used before and still think looks like a cricket-ball print) with the bodice from Simplicity 2452 and the same skirt (only deeper pleats) as this dress (Simplicity 5238). Okay, that was confusing. Perhaps the pictures will make it easier:

Here’s the (added) side pockets and side zipper:
Schlesinger Liberty (Simplicity 2452) pocket

The deep back pleat in the skirt:
Schlesinger Liberty (Simplicity 2452) back skirt

The collar (you can see the mustardy bias tape I used to finish it — probably should have used gray. (It matched more in my head.)
Schlesinger Liberty (Simplicity 2452) front collar and facing

I used the Fashion Incubator method on this collar, and it rolled really nicely at the edge:
Schlesinger Liberty (Simplicity 2452) collar

Here’s the whole back view:
Schlesinger Liberty (Simplicity 2452) back view

I made this three different times early this spring but I suppose I never got around to posting them? A search doesn’t turn anything up. I have pictures of the other two as well, so I’ll try to get them up soon.

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Today's Pattern Story: Advance 8296

Advance 8296

 

Isabelle: So that’s what he said to me — honestly Estelle — I thought I was going to fall down laughing right then and there.

Estelle: I can’t take it!

Isabelle: Seriously I thought he was going to bust a gasket. I have never seen a man so upset in my life.

Estelle: And he really just said that? Like, out loud? Did he hear himself?

Isabelle: Totally! Right as it came out of his mouth. And then he got even madder!

Estelle: So he really, truly said “Not all men say ‘not all men'”?

Isabelle: I got it on video. I’m thinking animated .gif with a dance beat!

 

You can buy today’s pattern from sandritocat.