Guys, I stitched up another Georgia dress hack and it has all the flowers. All of them. As soon as I made this version of the Georgia dress from Seamwork Magazine, I knew that I needed a second one. Honestly, this dress is so easy to wear I considered making many more but settled on one more (for now 🙂 ) . I just couldn’t pass up this lovely Art Gallery Fabric in rayon. I just love an easy dress and this slinky, drape-y fabric full of flowers is extra irresistible.
I’m not normally a floral person so I was a little hesitant about this print at first. I finally decided that the scale of the flowers and the colors make it more sophisticated than the average floral print. More sophisticated and more wearable. It was designed by Pat Bravo, as part of her IndieFolk fabric line. This print is called Meadow Dim. I love that the flowers and plants remind me of fields from my childhood in Northern Minnesota. It’s not a tropical print but the colors are playful enough to fit into a vacation locale, at the same time.
That made it the perfect dress for my amazing recent trip to Puerto Rico, which I will discuss more in an upcoming post. The weather in San Juan was hot and sticky and I was breezing around in this dress like it was no problem.
It’s a simple shift but, as I said previously, the neckline is perfect and shows off my collarbone, which I think of as my best feature.
It’s as simple to make as it is to wear. As I always do, I completed it with French seams. It just makes it so simple to wash and wear when I have those beautiful enclosed seams. I made the same changes to this version as I did with the previous version, namely, the sleeves are shortened and I removed the two-tone blocking. Otherwise, there is nothing complicated about the construction…no darts or zippers. Slip it on and go! Photo credit goes to the lovely Meghann Halfmoon. Mwah!