Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Cover Designs #15: Disclaimer

Cover Designs is a feature in which I try to match up the outfit on a book cover with a dress pattern and sometimes even potential fabric matches as well.

Disclaimer by Renée Knight is my kind of story -- all about a woman who discovers that a mysterious book she finds at her bedside is not fiction...it's telling the story of what really happened on the day that Catherine experienced something that is a deep, dark secret...

Psychological suspense, secrets, and books: a great combo. And this cover spoke to me right away. It said "The Hinterland Dress by Sew Liberated is a perfect match!" I agree -- this dress could be quickly reproduced using the Hinterland pattern, short sleeve & button placket view. Plus a book that matches your fabric of course.

Hinterland Dress by Sew Liberated 

I think that this dress is an excellent choice for this book cover. You could make it up in this green linen blend from Threadcount Fabrics for a close match

Or you might try a more bluey-green effect with this linen rayon blend from Fabricville

Or even go a bit bonkers with this metallic party satin for some sparkle!

While greens are hard to match up exactly, any of these would make a great Hinterland dress to curl up and read in. The only accessory you need here is a nice chunky novel to get lost in. 


  1. Great choice of pattern, and the book sounds wonderful. (And my library has it).

  2. Oh I love that kind of story. Have you read The Starless Sea? A book about books and the people who read about themselves in the books.
    The dress is beautiful and classic! I think this dress style has lasted for so many decades because it is just plain lovely. I have a weakness for greens and aquas, so this idea is going to influence my summer sewing plans for sure.


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