With another market fast approaching, I should be sewing up a storm of bits and bobs to sell, but instead I've been working on yet another garment for myself! This time a dress!
It's quite an eyeful with all those colours, but it's a lovely sturdy fabric (with a bit of stretch!) - perfect for this structured dress pattern.
A classic style really, high neck-line, cinched waist, sits just above the knee and all those darts just make it a proper lady-like dress! I do love the low back too!
I should have cut the dress one size smaller in the top section so I needed to take it in and adjust some darts, but I think it's taking your time doing these alterations that make all the difference. After all, it's made to fit only one person!!
Again, I doubted my fabric choice....but now that it made up I like the brightness and pattern. Hubby said "ohh that's a dress you have to bring to Italy" - So I know I've done good ;-) Plus, unlikely we will have any summery weather left now....
No need to get dressed up - just head over to here for more handmade delights!
Rest in Peace
Dame Elizabeth Taylor