Friday, 15 July 2016

Groovin' on a Sunday afternoon #londonsewsocial (Madeit Patterns)

I'm writing this post with the rascals playing in the background. Nope not my rascals, but the band the Young Rascals with the song Groovin' on a Sunday afternoon. What could be more appropriate while writing a blogpost about the groovedress by Madeit Patterns?

groovedress by madeit patterns

The making of this dress is quite similar to the song; the sewing part is easy and laidback and once you put it on, it's weekend! Time to chill, hang out, do a move or two. I love it!
Obviously I made one for me, but there's a kids/teen version of this pattern available as well, you really should go and check out the kids version by Ines from  la Folie , pure perfection!

I made a few minor adjustments to the pattern, lengthening it by 10 cm and taking in 2 cm at each side of the bodice for a more fitted look. Of course I didn't take the extra 10 cm into account when I ordered my fabric at JoyFits.  So I ended up cutting the pattern in two, making a seperate bodice and (there was no way around it) having to cut the bodice upside down. Luckily this print is quite forgiving. Ssssst don't tell...

groovedress by madeit patterns

* I received this pattern as a gift from our London Sew Social sponsors. However all opinions are as always honest and my own. 


  1. Lol, glad your fabric has a print, otherwise we really would have been twinning, I made exactly the same changes! Looks great on you!

    1. Hahaha, yep we're tall :) looking forward to your "on" pictures!

  2. It looks great. Like the fabric and the match with pattern is just wonderful. It will be a joy to wear.

  3. woop, woop, looks really comfy!

  4. Love this so much! Looks absolutely gorgeous on you! I really like the bodice seam idea, it opens even more possibilities. <3 Thanks a million for linking to my version you're too kind. xo

  5. Dit lijkt me een heerlijke jurk om te dragen! Erg mooi!

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