Another Frida dress

The Frida dress, a woven dress PDF sewing pattern from Designer Stitch. Stitched by Jennie

The Frida dress, a woven dress PDF sewing pattern from Designer Stitch. Stitched by Jennie

Yesterday I wrote about my hand embroidered Frida dress, and today I am sharing another Frida dress I made during the pattern test. I used a beautiful cotton lawn fabric from Girl Charlee for this dress. The fabric has the perfect drape for the Frida.

The Frida dress, a woven dress PDF sewing pattern from Designer Stitch. Stitched by Jennie

For this dress, I decided to use the long bell sleeves that gather at the wrist. Since I am shorter than the drafted height, I removed 1.5″ from the sleeve length.

The Frida dress, a woven dress PDF sewing pattern from Designer Stitch. Stitched by Jennie

I also removed 3″ from the hem, so that the dress would hit above my knee.

The Frida dress, a woven dress PDF sewing pattern from Designer Stitch. Stitched by Jennie

Side seam pockets are another option on this dress, and of course I had to make them.

 The Frida dress, a woven dress PDF sewing pattern from Designer Stitch. Stitched by Jennie

The back of the dress has a rouleau loop and button closure, and I used a beautiful wooden button for mine.

The Frida dress, a woven dress PDF sewing pattern from Designer Stitch. Stitched by Jennie

I love the look of the Frida with some leggings and boots, and I know I will be wearing this outfit a lot this Fall.

The Frida dress, a woven dress PDF sewing pattern from Designer Stitch. Stitched by Jennie

The Frida dress, a woven dress PDF sewing pattern from Designer Stitch. Stitched by Jennie

Pattern: The Frida dress from Designer Stitch.

Modifications: I am 5’1″ so I shortened the sleeves 1.5″ and the hem by 3″. 

Recommendations: You can see my hand embroidered Frida dress here.

Fabric:Vintage Orange Blue Paisley Cotton Lawn Fabric from Girl Charlee

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