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The Antalya Dress Pattern (Test)

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Hoje estou muito feliz porque vou partilhar convosco um novo molde. Um novo e maravilhoso molde da Olga do Kid Approved, para a companhia Willow & Co. Gostei do vestido desde que vi o tester call (que bom que pude testá-lo), e a Olga não me decepcionou de todo. A princesa também adorou, principalmente a roda... não tem tanta como outros vestidos que já lhe fiz antes, mas ainda assim a suficiente para a fazer dançar sem parar. 

I am so happy today because I get to share with you a new pattern. A new fun, and wonderful pattern by Olga from Kid Approved, for the Willow & Co pattern company. I loved this dress ever since I saw the tester call (I'm so glad I had the chance to do it), and Olga did not dissapoint me at all. The little princess love it too, especially the twirly factor... not as much as previous dresses we've made, but still quite enough for her to want to dance all along. 

As opções do modelo são ótimas. Gosto particularmente do franzido da saia, mas também das outras possibilidades do molde, que é perfeito para quem adora o color blocking, pois é possível brincar com as peças das laterais ou das costas. Pode-se também optar por usar um único tecido para o todo e usar vivo como contraste. Ou então usar diferentes tecidos e usar vivo tal como eu. Viram o da Sara, numa versão color blocked? É dos meus preferidos. Ou o branco da Shelly? Vão ver, vale a pena, de certeza que gostam. E mesmo antes de publicar este post, ainda vi o da Erin, adorei a forma como fez as costas. 

The features of the dress are just beautiful. I love the gathering of the skirt to the side panels, but also the options you can chose from. It absolutely is a pattern for the color blocking fans, since you can play around with the side panels and the back pieces. You can also do it with a single fabric choice and add piping for contrast. Or just like I did use different fabric and add piping. Have you seen Sara's color blocked version? It is one of my favourite ones. I love loved Shelly's white dress, take a minute to see it, you'll love it too, I am so sure about it. And right before I posted this, I just saw Erin's too, I love how she did the back. 

O molde traz duas opções para a parte de trás, numa fecha com botões, na outra com um fecho exposto. Eu fiz dois vestidos durante os testes e usei a opção dos botões em ambos. Estes que usei, foram enviados pela minha amiga Maria juntamente com outras (imensas) coisas há uns meses...=D

There's a button option for the back, and an exposed zipper option. I did two dresses while testing, and used the buttons in both of them. Those I've used were part of the supplies my friend Maria sent me a while ago... there's a lot more just like these to be used!!! =D 

E atentem, o molde vem com a opção de imprimir apenas os tamanhos que desejamos usar. Normalmente eu até imprimo o molde completo e depois copio apenas o tamanho que quero para cortar, mas quando estou a testar um molde, esta opção é top. E para os dias que me sinto mais preguiçosa também, torna tudo bem mais rápido e simples. 

And people, this pattern comes with print by layers option. I usually just print the entire pattern and then trace the size I need, but when testing I love this option so so so much! Or when I feel too lazy, then I can print the size I need and just have to tape things together and cut. Super easy. 

Visitem o Antalya Dress para mais imagens. O molde está com um preço simpático até dia 26 de Abril, caso queiram aproveitar. Não se esqueçam também, de visitar e ver as versões dos testers no blog Kid Approved

Visit the Antalya Dress listing to see more beautiful images and get the pattern for only $7 through Sunday, April 26th. Make sure to check the testers versions over at Kid Approved for a lot of inspiration. 


  1. She looks so cute in her new dress, looks great on her :-) I love the piping!! Oh! and the buttons ;-)

    1. I was so happy when I found that piping. I don't usually buy everything I like, but I purchased a LOT of these in the same instant.

  2. Lindo! O teu também está na lista dos favoritos. Gosto muito da cor, juntamente com o vivo, dá-lhe um ar delicado.

    1. Oh, obrigado Diana. Eu já não me recordo qual foi a origem do tecido (liso) mas ao vivo ainda é mais bonito, tem um brilho quase impercetível.

  3. What a great dress!! That looks so unique with the buttons in the back.

    Nice job!

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    1. cá em casa tb foi logo aprovadissímo.

  5. Love it, Magda! Your choice of fabric and lace piping is just perfect.

  6. Ficou tão giro nela!
    Nota-se mesmo que ela adorou :)

    1. Obrigado. Adorou mesmo! Sente-se toda vaidosa neste vestido.

  7. A beautiful dress, Magda!!! Love the piping with lace.


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