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Friday, 1 October 2021

My Simple Sew Bella Dress in stretch velvet

 This is a wonderful wearable dress in luxurious  stretch velvet from  , see for more details and order fabric  on.   My Bella Dress info

***Fabric is reduced to £3:99 pm see below for link to purchase  

 You will be amazed and delighted at the price

I love this fabric so very much and the style of dress is perfect. Stretch velvet is very luxurious but easy to wear and easy to sew. I think I am going to take it in a bit more in the hips where it is a bit loose. I like short skirts so I took the hem up, but you can make it longer

***** Even better news, the fabric is on sale! At only £3:99 a metre  so grab some now Velvet stretch knit fabric

The pattern requires a zip but when I was fitting it I realised that because the stretch is so good I didn't need one.

As with any stretch fabric bundle it has is essential to let the garment hang for 24 hours before heming and I was glad I did because it did become uneven.

This is a lovely dress and I know I will wear it a lot. Why don't you make one too?

Pattern hack 

I wanted to make a galabeya for dance class. 

I altered the pattern by lowering the neckline and adding around 12" to the hemline. The side seams are split to mid thigh 

I then set to work adding sequins , add as many as you like, and it is now dance worthy and fab. Especially with my coin belt 

Do have a go, and do check out the price of the fabric!  Link here , 

Fabric info

Happy sewing

Angela - sewangelicthreads