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The '20 dresses project': blue linen dress / Le 'projet 20 robes': robe en lin bleu

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Hi everybody,
It's already the end of July, and I wanted to make one more post about my '20 dresses project' before August for I don't fall too behind in documenting my sewing challenge, which as you know by now is about sewing 20 dresses out of the same pattern in 2017.
Have I already told you I love linen? Ha ha yes - all my July posts are about linen garments (1 skirt, 2 dresses)!
So here is dress #7 - the blue linen dress. The fabric? A wonderful linen that had been sitting in my stash for years (got it from EmmaOneSock) - I had only 1.5 yards of it and I didn't know what to do with it. Then bingo! - I thought it would be just right for my dress project, and since it was wide (54'' or 60'' maybe) I knew all the pattern pieces would fit without problems. 
This fabric is from designer Ralph Lauren; I'd say it is a medium weight linen, it is opaque and substantial, and it has a weighty drape that I love. It also does not wrin…

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