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Parfait: Johanna’s creation

johanna's parfait

I am so amazed by what Johanna of The Last Stitch created from Parfait. She used a rayon crepe, and I just love the colors and pattern of her fabric. Here’s what she said when she emailed me:

My name is Johanna and I just want to give you a big thumps up for the Parfait dress. I finished it last week and I am totally in love. I’m a pretty picky sewer and usually have to tweak the patterns so that they fit my aesthetic and fit requirements, but I did Parfait as is (except that I omitted the pocket) and it turned out incredibly well. Also instead of doing a small bust alteration I graded the bodice down two sizes (from 4-0) and I got a great fit from that method. Not sure if it works for all small busts of course, but it was nevertheless a very quick alteration method that might be worth trying for others too.

johanna's parfait

Check out her blog post about Parfait for more review and photos.

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.



October 13, 2009 #

Oh wow–I just love the graphic print and the drape of the fabric! Gorgeous, gorgeous version. :) Bravo, Johanna!