Deer and Doe Givre dress hack?

I’m never sure when to use the word hack when sewing. I think this might qualify:

I really like the Deer and Doe Givre dress and as I am a fan of their drafting I was happy to buy it. On a whim I decided to change the skirt to an A-line, which is my favourite type of skirt, as I liked the fabric (ponte from Cotton Reel Studio) so much and knew that I most often wear the dresses in my wardrobe that have A-line skirts. I slashed and spread the pattern until an A-line was achieved, smoothed the new lines and that was it.

As always Deer and Doe have produced a well drafted pattern, with every notch and seam lining up and reliable sizing. It’s a quick and easy project and exactly the shape I like.


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