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Parfait: Gertie’s Creation

gertie's parfait

Oh, isn’t this one just so lovely? Gertie emailed me with a link to this post on her new sewing blog about Parfait, and I am just in love. It looks so lovely on her, and the pink and white checks are so summery. Here’s what Gertie has to say about Parfait:

“I made the Parfait dress in a pink seersucker check from B&J, and I have to say I’m over the moon about the pattern. The drafting is great, the instructions are awesome, and the aesthetic is so beautiful. Look at the little gathered patch pockets!”

close up of pocket

Some of you might recognize this beautiful lady as a finalist from the recent SewStylish Spring Fashion Contest, which I read about on A Dress A Day. Ignoring the awful naysayers, I really really loved her striped summer dress as well.

Go check out, bookmark, and subscribe to Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing, I’m sure there are many more beauties to come.

Sarai Mitnick


Sarai started Colette back in 2009. She believes the primary role of a business should be to help people. She loves good books, sewing with wool, her charming cats, working in her garden, and eating salsa.



June 23, 2009 #

I really need to get this dress pattern–adorable!


June 23, 2009 #

I just love this. So simple and sweet!


June 24, 2009 #

I also just made this pattern and I wanted to thank you because the dress turned out beautiful! (no one could believe that I had made it myself…)
And this is only because the pattern was perfectly designed. I can’t wait to try some of your other patterns!


June 24, 2009 #

Thank you for linking to my blog, Sarai! I hope to see you all there for all sorts of fun sewing talk. And thanks also for posting my dress. I’m honored!


June 25, 2009 #

So cute! The pink checks give it that extra vintage vibe. I love the dress she made for the SewStylish challenge. I was very impressed with her creativity.


July 4, 2009 #

this is so cute! i love love love it.