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Another Style Arc Adeline

Summer is tipping over into Autumn supposedly. We’ve been having some milder weather, interspersed with stinkers of 30+ C,  so I’m still thinking summer sewing.

I made my first Style Arc Adeline in late 2016, and wore it for Christmas that year. It’s proved to be one of my favourite dresses, just so easy to wear. There was always going to be at least one more, and here it is. The fabric for this version came from the Hoi An fabric market in Vietnam. We had a family holiday there in November, and yep, I hit the fabric markets pretty hard, especially in Hoi An. You’ll see some of the more fabric I bought in upcoming posts. The fabric is supposedly linen, but I suspect there is some cotton in there. No matter – it was easy to wear and sew, so I’m not complaining. The pink-and-red print would have brought joy to my five year old heart. I had an obsession with pink-and-red at that age, an obsession my mother did not share. Sad.  The Adeline pattern is a simple sew. The only change I made …