I love the Lodo dress! It’s a perfect simple pattern for me. I have been trying to re-use and hack more patterns this year so I thought I’d hack the Lodo pattern into a button down dress like the Adelia.
This dress is made in stretch denim (the Lodo is designed for stretch fabrics). The only difference between this and my other versions is that I added a button band on either side of the centre front. This was easy to do, I just added a button band extension to the pattern.
I really wanted to create a button down dress as I found these awesome buttons. The face of the button is black then the sides are a lighter blue. I think they tone perfectly with my Londres Trench.
The dress turned out just as I had planned and without the cost of a new pattern – bonus!
Looking forward to doing more pattern hacking later this year!