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Tammy dress by Annelaine Patterns

Summer sewing has started! We are still waiting for summer temperatures to arrive, but at least every once in a while the sun is showing itself. The Tammy dress* from Annelaine Patterns is perfect for summer!

The Tammy dress comes in a wide size range from 9M – 20 and has several options. Our girl picked out the fabric of the bodice. It is from Lillestoff. I used this fabric already before. I pre-selected a couple of fabric choices from my stash for her. I am really trying to use the fabric that I already own for a longer period. The fabric for the skirt is also already in my stash for a long period of time and it is a very flowy fabric. I find it quite a challenge to sew with, and it easily gathers. Therefore, I thought it would be great to make a gathered skirt with it. The pattern also has the option of a circle skirt, for peplum/tunic length or dress length.

The unique element of this dress are the straps on the back. There are 6 different options for the straps on the back, one or two straps, in a cross or just straight. I really like that element of the dress. If you like dresses with straps on the back, you should also have a look at the Firecracker dress that I sewed last year from Annelaine Patterns. The firecracker dress is the perfect dress for warm summer weather.
Additionally, you can choose for the optional sleeve tabs, I think they are cute. And of course, great to use for different fabrics. I attached the sleeve tabs with kam snaps, in a flower form. She, from Inspiration, gifted me several flower kam snaps and they fit perfect with the fabric.

What I also really like about the pattern is that you can get the Tammy dress in a bundle with the doll pattern. I love that idea and I think our girl would too. Unfortunately I did not have the time to finish the dolls dress in time for the pictures.

FabricApple tree from Lillestoff
PatternTammy dress by Annelaine Patterns

Fabric in 2018: this week 0 in – 3 out (2018: bought 3 – used 5 fabric – used 1 gifted fabric – used 1 scrap) – in total 3 in 7 out

* Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission, the price for you will be the same. Thank you for supporting my fabric and pattern addiction!

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