The Strawberry Dress -Fruity Fashion Collection, Simplicity 8873

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog!! Today I am sharing my first make for my Fruity Fashion Collection!! I am so excited to start off this series with my beautiful strawberry boarder print dress!!!! I noticed this fabric at Joan Fabrics and I had to get it to make this dress in particular and it did not disappoint!!!!! This dress is super fun and flirty and gives me all the strawberry and fruity vibes! And did I mention that I love it?! LOL I made a very detailed video about it on my YouTube channel and you can click here to watch it! I also wrote a detailed review about the pattern and fabric below all of the pictures! The next fruity dress will be the Orange, so make sure you are subscribed to the channel or come back to the blog so that you don’t miss the remainder of this series!! Please note that I am making other projects in between so my next post may not be the orange but it will be the next garment in the series. Thank you and I will catch you on the next post!!

Front view - Below

Side view - below

Posing view - below

Swishing view - below

Front view - below

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Close front view - below

Strap view - below

Sitting view - below

Sitting view - below

Front view - below

Pattern used - below

Pattern Review

Pattern Number: Simplicity 8873

Pattern Description: Misses’ Dress… Separate Pattern Pieces Included for B,C,D, DD cup sizes for the bodice Sewing Skill Level: Intermediate

Pattern Pieces: There’s 11 pattern pieces but I only used seven. Front, back, Straps, front facing, back facing, skirt front and skirt back. Notions Needed: Thread and a zipper

Pattern Sizing:6-20

Size that I Cut: 20, DD

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope? Yes

Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I love the fit and flare design, I love the cut of the bodice, I love the gathers, the tie straps, the pockets and the custom cup sizes!!! Fabric Used: 100% cotton boarder print strawberry fabric

Purchased: Joan Fabrics

Alterations or changes: None Any modification recommendations: No Would you recommend it to others? Yes!

Reason for making: I thought this dress would be the perfect fit to show off my boarder print fabric! I also love the bodice and the gathers! Earrings: Chandalierz

You can watch the video review by clicking the video below!!!


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