Wednesday, October 15, 2014

FROCKTOBER - frocks we love: Deer and Doe 'Belladone'

We're celebrating FROCKTOBER at The Drapery, 
to kick-start your spring and summer sewing!
When you buy any dress pattern plus the fabric to make it, we'll take 10% off the price 
(in store or online using code 'FROCKTOBER' at checkout). 
Plus, we've teamed up with the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation
and for every pattern + fabric combo sold we'll donate $2 to this great cause.

Today's frock we love is the Belladone by French pattern company Deer and Doe.

Here it is made up in our Echino cotton/linen teal dots, which shows how the structured shape of this dress lends itself well to mid-weight fabrics. The bodice is beautifully fitted with darts and front and back waist and at the bust, and features the lovely cutout/overlay at the back, which is nonetheless quite modest and requires no specialist underwear!

The skirt has back darts and front pleats and adds practicality to style with generous pockets, hooray.
Here's the pattern envelope:

This pattern is available in-store and whilst Deer and Doe has a policy of no online sales by their resellers (which we're fully supportive of), we will happily post this pattern around Australia if you call us (08 7324 5883) during business hours or email us. We also have most of the Deer and Doe range which you can view at their website, and you can see inspiring version of theur patterns sewn up by many fans in their Flickr pool.

Thank you to our lovely friend Erika for this beautiful sample Belladone we have in our shop!

- Jane & Fiona xx


  1. Oh I am very keen to make this pattern. Looks like I need to pay a trip. How many do you have in stock?

  2. Hi Miriam, we have just received a new delivery of Deer & Doe patterns this week, so we are well stocked with Belladone at the moment. Please let us know if you'd like us to put one side for you. :)


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