Pattern reviews January 15, 2017 A green velvet Christmas dress! This is my latest make for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network. It’s a tunic dress made from Simplicity 1325 in a gorgeous olive green velvet. I’m already planning another one in denim! You can check it out here! Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like Simplicity Sewing Challenge – pattern 1458 September 28, 2016 The Handmade Dress Swap June 28, 2017 An embroidered tunic dress – Simplicity 1325 February 8, 2017 5 comments New Year’s greetings from EmilyAnn to Emily! I love the inset of lace contrasating with the velvet. When you make this in denim you can, perhaps, use top stitching in a contrasting color like yellow or red. Then you can use an inset or make a top to wear underneath that looks folksy with embroidery. Reply You’re reading my mind! I was totally going to go down the folksy route with a denim one! I was thinking of embroidering directly onto the denim (or appliqué patches if I’m feeling lazy). A fun coloured topstitch would be cute with it too! Reply Great minds think alike! I think for you pastel colors will look very boho. Pink roses, yellow daffodils, spring green ferns–appliques with those kinds of things and colors will give it a light touch. Reply Loving the style of this dress and it looks amazing in velvet. I’m so tempted to try velvet (like silk and georgette) it scares me, thank you for the tips, I might jump in and give it a go. Reply This is fab , love how dark the velvet is, think denim will look great too Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.