Indian Block printed dress
by Clara Falk Follow

My usual dress pattern, but this time with belt loops.

Love love love the fabric! It's from IndianStores on Etsy, block printed indian cotton. 

Discussion 4

  • Sarah Fishleder commented 4 years ago

    This is beautiful. What pattern is your usual pattern?

  • Sachi commented 4 years ago

    This is gorgeous! Can I ask: how did you pretreat the fabric? I've had my eye on this fabric shop and the block print fabric in particular but don't want to have to dryclean another garment. Thank you!

    Clara Falk replied 4 years ago

    Thank you! I followed the instructions on Merchant and mills page (it's the same fabric there) and washed it in a washing machine on 40C with a bit of salt in the machine. Worked great! At least I can't tell any difference from before washing. It still smells a little bit of indigo so I will probably wash the dress with similiar colours a couple of time to be sure.  

    Sachi replied 4 years ago

    Thanks, Clara! That is very helpful. I think I may soak it in saltwater beforehand then since I use laundromat machines. I think that should do the trick perhaps. Happy sewing!

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