Dunga Dress Pattern Review

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Dunga Dress Pattern Review

Dunga Dress Pattern Review

Stitched in Wonderland is a brand new independent pattern company and I had the pleasure of making up one of their patterns, a dungaree inspired dress. My Dunga Dress pattern review offers a quick overview of this fun and practical pattern.

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Dunga Dress pattern review

The Pattern

The Dunga Dress is a straight forward pattern with a relaxed fit and easy techniques. The relaxed fit requires little or no fitting adjustments, making this a fun, casual dress. Techniques used in sewing the dress are easily mastered and suitable for a beginner sewists.

I added every pocket in the pattern to my dress. I do love a good pocket. Stitched in Wonderland does a fantastic drafting job with their pockets. They actually space and draft the pocket placement based on the size of the pattern you cut out. This creates a balanced and proportioned look for your dress. A very desirable feature to create a more custom designed creation.

A tip for making secure pockets. When you stitch your pocket on, backstitch a few times at the top of each corner to secure the pocket nicely. However, don’t stitch off the pocket on to the fabric, this would only add the stiches to one layer and would stress the fabric.

The Fabric

The jumper is made from this cute floral fabric, a Camelot Fabrics cotton poplin gifted from Minerva for their #MinervaMakers project. You can view my review on Minerva.

The cotton poplin is so fun and bright, it makes you happy just to look at it. Not to mention, the cotton is easy to sew and takes a perfect press.

Dunga Dress pattern review


I love this dress worn with tights and a sweater; but it would also with a cute t-shirt and sandals. We all need a well-designed, all-round dress in our closet, perfect for those times when we need to grab and go! The Dunga Dress fits the bill. I am looking forward to trying Stitched in Wonderlands Lazy Day Dungas, they look cute and comfy.

I hope you enjoyed my Dunga Dress pattern review. I’m looking forward to seeing your Stitched in Wonderland makes; and be sure to tag me on Instagram @Sewing_With_Sandi

Happy Sewing,


PS – For more sewing reviews, check out my Faux Leather Moto Jacket Review.


25 Responses

  1. Holly says:

    What a fun and beautiful dress! I am learning so much about patterns and sewing from you blog! Thank you so much!

  2. Marianne says:

    I am definitely learning a lot from your posts! Love the bright colours!

  3. Great tip on securing the pockets.

  4. Siobhan says:

    Love that fun photo of you! And also that dress fabric is so cute!

  5. Debbie says:

    Awesome as usual! Love the style and fun print!

  6. Magan says:

    Very cute dress! I love it.

  7. Emi says:

    I love this bright, fun pattern! As a sewing novice, I love to take inspiration from posts like this. I need simple and easy. Ha ha!

  8. Keirsten says:

    Looks so cute on you and so fun! That’s the kind of dress you could have in so many patterns & colours.

  9. Tiffany says:

    Love the fabric pattern you picked! This looks like something even I could tackle – and would be a great addition to my closet!

  10. Liz says:

    The fabric is so cute! I’ll have to check out that site!

  11. Tricia Snow says:

    I love this! Florals are so in right now!

  12. Chelsea says:

    I love the print. It’s so adorable and perfect for spring coming up! And your picture is too cute!

  13. Suzan says:

    Cute and comfey. Love your material choice!

  14. Cute, cute dress! And, pockets are a must. ?

  15. Tiffany says:

    What a cute dress- and I love the fabric you used 🙂

  16. lisa manderino says:

    This is such a cute dress! Thanks for the tips!

  17. I love the dress and the fabric! Great pics too!

  18. Chantelle says:

    This is so cute! Love the fabric!

  19. Lisa Shivel says:

    Love the bright colors! The dress looks so comfortable!

  20. Kendra says:

    I love the cute floral fabric you chose for this Dunga Dress! What a fun and versatile dress that looks like it would work for any body type! And, I love that it has pockets!

  21. MissKorang says:

    Beautiful, beautiful dress. You are gifted.

  22. Cindy says:

    Such a cute dress! I love the print too.

  23. You’re so crafty! Great job!

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