The Charleston Dress!!

I have mentioned before how I like Adriannaโ€™s patterns, but the Charleston dress is different. Somehow I like it even more, if that is possible!

The Charleston dress was released today and is a fitted knit dress which means you get a dress with a great fit allied to the comfort of a knit. Winning combination, trust me.

The dress has two skirt options, view A is A-line with pockets, front pleats and darts at the back and view B has a slimmer silhouette. Both views can be made with an exposed zipper at the back and have 7 sleeve options, which means there are plenty of options to obtain the desired look, from casual to business, just play with the options and fabrics. ๐Ÿ˜‰

I was lucky enough to be a tester and couldnโ€™t be happier with my new dresses.ย ๐Ÿ™‚ First I made a view A with ruffle sleeves in size XS, according to my chest measurements and although my hips measurements are a size S, I did not grade but I like the fit.





I did not made any changes to the pattern and used a navy blue ponte de roma from here that worked really well for this dress. To add some interest, I used a lime green zipper to match a necklace my sister gifted me a while ago.






Isnโ€™t it a great thing to be able to make your own clothes? You donโ€™t get stuck with the available options, you can make whatever you want and instead of buying the accessories to match your dress you make the other way around. I love this necklace but didnโ€™t had many garments that match it, until now, that is. ๐Ÿ˜‰




Although view B is not the style of dress I usually wear, I couldnโ€™t help myself and made one. I love how it looks! For this version I made again a size XS and I did not used the zipper but other than that I did not made any changes.




For this dress I used a Jacquard jersey from here and my only regret is not having a higher percentage of cotton because I love the colour as well as the way it looks!




Have a Happy Easter!