Thank you so much for visiting us today. This is the Day and Night dress Challenge post in which I will be showing you my creations for this challenge and the way you can participate to win some fantastic prizes.
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The Day and Night Dress Challenge:
A few weeks ago, I received an email from Elizabeth at Elizabeth Made This. She wanted to know if I would like to participate as a sponsor and a blogger for the Day and Night Dress Challenge this year. I was happy to be included on her list, so I immediately said yes!
Dress are so much fun and it was a great way to start 2017 with great inspiration from other bloggers in the sewing community.
The challenge was to create two dresses, one for the day and one for the night, with the condition of being a black night dress.
So here are the details of my dresses
MY NIGHT DRESS CHALLENGE:
I decided to challenge myself to create two brand new patterns based on a simple idea: A V-neckline.
I checked on the internet for some inspiration and I settle to this dress for the night version.
For the night dress I wanted a cute LBD with simple lines and a dramatic effect. I used this Rochas Pre-fall 2016 for inspiration.
I used a textured double knit from Stylish Fabrics to create this dress. I was a very easy make that two less than two hours from tracing to twirling 🙂
I used a size 4 to make this dress and I needed to make some alterations on the shoulders. The bodice is lined.
MY DAY DRESS CHALLENGE:
For the Day dress, I wanted something fun, that I could use on an event. I must admit, I do not use dresses on my daily routine, so this dress represents exactly how I would wear a Day dress on a special occasion.
THE INSPIRATION: Hmm, well ok… this was a hard one 😀
Victoria Beckham’s wardrobe and/or designer’s collection has always been a great inspiration. Her style is chic, contemporary and effortless. I found this picture on pinterest and the bodice lines and structure caught my attention.
MY DRESS: The challenge of this dress was to create the structured bodice with a whimsical, curvy skirt.
I drafted the pattern on size 6 and I was happy with the result. The muslin was made in jacquard . Then, I decided to buy these velvet fabric (they are so trendy!) in three different colors.
I knew the skirt will have more structured than what I wanted, but hey! the fabric colors were so pretty 🙂
I am quite happy with both results and I hope I can give them a go to the DG patterns Collection in the near future.
I hope you enjoyed this post and join us to the Day and Night dress Challenge.
KEEP READING WITH THE DAY AND NIGHT DRESS CHALLENGE BLOG TOUR SCHEDULE:
Don’t forget to enter your day and night looks into the community challenge for a chance to win prizes from these wonderful sponsors:
You can enter your projects here. Only projects that are entered through the linkup will be eligible for voting.
The linkup is available from Sunday, January 8th until Saturday, January 28th.
Voting will be available on the entry page from January 29th-February 4th. After all of the sponsors have been notified, the winners will be announced.
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