Coco dress 4.0
This past winter I caught a bit of the Coco bug. It’s an easy super quick make – I totally blame SewChet for her beautiful stag print Coco <link here> which reminded me of the versatility of this pattern :-).
I have had this quilted ponte for a long while now (bought from Jacks Fabrics in Leeds Market) and its one I had set aside on the “sew or donate within 1 month” pile. Luckily it got sewn. The thing with this fabric is that it’s a workhorse – I have made my girls sweater dresses <link here> and they got washed loads over the 15 months my girls wore them. Despite all the laundering the fabric didn’t bobble or pil horribly so I knew that this will be a good workhorse dress.
To add to the sixties vibe I was getting off the fabric I interfaced the collar band so it would stand tall and proud in a contrasting black ponte.
I have much love for this dress and its been worn loads this past winter.
Happy Monday. I went and made another @tillybuttons Coco dress in quilted jersey. So comfy and warm😃. – – – – – – – #ootd #memadeeveryday #sewcialists #sewcialist #sewing #dressmaking #isew #cocodress #tatb #blogcouture #handmade #handmadewardrobe #imakemyownclothes #sewersofinstagram #instapic #instagood #ootdstyle #photooftheday #style #sewingblog #sewingblogger
Verdict: I likey – a lot. Comfy, warm and makes me feel stylish 🙂 Just like my other Coco dress too.
Thanks for stopping by my little corner of the interwebs. Until next time – happy sewing all!
Peace and love,