Summer Dresses

 

I am currently going through my summer wardrobe, and in between well-blogged items, there were a few little numbers that never have gotten any attention here on this space. So I thought it would be nice to introduce you to some of my unblogged summer dresses. To say I have enough summer dresses would be the understatement of the year. But, if I ever was shipped off to a desert island, I´d be prepared!   On my last count there were 21 one them, and I am pretty sure that number has gone up by now.

One of the summer dresses I made a couple of years ago, was New Look 6377. I believe this pattern is discontinued by now, it´s a great pattern so pick it up if you find it!

 

New Look 6377 tech drawing

 

Pattern Review:

Pattern size: 6-16

Avaliability: Discontinued

Pattern type: Misses dress pattern

Rating: Highly Recommend

Pattern Description: Sundress with 6 variations

Pattern Review New Look 6377 dress

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, it absolutely did!

Were the instructions easy to follow? I found the instructions to be very clear, and didn´t have any problems with them at all.

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I really love the construction of the bodice, having boning in a sundress might seem like a lot of work, but it means that it sits firmly on your body no matter what. I also love the pockets!

Fabric Used: I used a cotton lawn with a tropical print. Soft to the touch and with a nice drape.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: I lengthened the skirt, as I wanted it to hit mid-calf, and I did a FBA on the bodice. I fastened the straps in the back instead of making it halterneck.

tropical island back

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? I love the pattern and would love to make another version of this dress, and I definitely recommend it to others as well1

Conclusion: A lovely dress pattern, lots of options and easy to fit!

 New Look 6377

12 Comments

  1. crab&bee on 31/03/2013 at 19:08

    Wow, this looks wonderful! The fit looks great. I’m excited to see more of your un-blogged sundresses!

  2. Mary on 31/03/2013 at 20:36

    I love sundresses-they are comfortable and feminine. Your dress above is so pretty.

  3. Catherine on 31/03/2013 at 22:59

    Last count my daughter had over 60 dresses!
    This one looks gorgeous…summer can’t come quick enough for me!

  4. Donna on 31/03/2013 at 23:40

    Ooh, lovely! I agree, hurry up summer~

  5. louise on 01/04/2013 at 14:03

    LOVE that hat!! sundress looks great, the length is unusual to me, i’m not adventurous with lengths, knee or above for me! looking forward to seeing what other unblogged gems you have in your wardrobe.

  6. Zoe on 01/04/2013 at 14:25

    Wow what a lovely dress! It’s very nice to ‘meet’ it! The fit is awesome xx

  7. Stacy @ Stacyverb on 02/04/2013 at 18:26

    21 summer dresses? Wow, you’re making me want to sew summer dresses! So pretty.

  8. Sølvi on 02/04/2013 at 23:49

    Thanks everyone! 🙂

  9. Scruffybadger on 03/04/2013 at 20:29

    Seeing this dress really makes me believe in summer again. It’s so fresh and lovely! You style it so well also, looks fab with the hat and shoes 🙂

  10. Alessa on 07/04/2013 at 16:46

    Pretty! I love that you’re starting this series now, as we’re desperately waiting for summer!

  11. Alexandra Mason on 18/04/2013 at 11:31

    Lovely dress!

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