Make of the Week – Marimekko Shift Dress

This week’s hint of summer in Melbourne (and the upcoming Spring Carnival) inspired me to make this dress. I used the  gorgeous Marimekko Puketti fabric I bought in Auckland’s Bolt of Cloth store. (And I must say, the staff were amazing – so friendly and helpful). I’m really enjoying this shift dress design – it is simple yet stylish. As soon as I saw this fabric, I connected with it and knew it was coming home with me. It reminded me of a 70’s retro dress my mum used to have. The light blue with the red and white flower pattern is happy and cheerful with the perfect blend of colours. I decided to use the red and feature it as the contrast in Read More