The Marigold Dress Pattern (affiliate link) from Blank Slate Patterns is officially my favorite new dress pattern. It's a pattern with a ton of options. Sew it as
I love that the dress looks cute without the sash and would look fabulous with a cute, belt (if one had a coordinating belt, that is).
The placket goes together so smoothly, the over the shoulder back yoke provides a fun way to add color blocking, and I love the way Melissa instructions provide a clean, professional finish to the elastic casing,
If you need it, the pattern also includes instructions for a full bust adjustment. My favorite parts though are the collar and darling "gathers" at the shoulder seam. These give the dress a classic, retro look which I think is adorable.
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