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Revisiting the Petra Dress and PDF Pattern

I've personally halted a bit on the production of the PDF pattern.

This is not something I wanted to have happen, but I have to be honest with myself in the fact that I am not stellar at digital design (although not awful). And come on! You knew I was an analog girl along, didn't you?

So let's revisit the Petra Dress -


I've actually worn this dress a bunch of times. I've been layering it with these fantastic fleece lined tights from Brooklyn Industries (looks like they are no longer on the website) as well as a long sleeve underneath, cardigan over it. 
On the sample here, I had to cut the center front panel off-grain since I miscalculated my yardage when I bought it. Technically, this dress takes about 3 yards to layout correctly in the navy blue, not accounting for the contrasts. I also made the pockets deeper on my PDF pattern since these are smaller than they should be. 
Onto the PDF pattern:

 I'm stalling on it because I think it looks messy. I think I can…