Added Feb 19, 2012
Who says sewing is relaxing? This dress got the better of me, I was all gung-ho when I started this dress and it didn’t take long for the frustration and all the swear words that could be heard all the way down the street.
This dress has about 20 pieces then you can double it with the lining and interfacing, phew!! Dress took longer than my usual few days to complete. I took photos of the front construction back in early January. (I put it in the UFO pile for a while) it gave me the damn shits!!
I know I should have made a muslin first but I was to god damn lazy to sew that many pieces and then do it all over again. Why didn’t I do that???
The side inset pieces were too big; the sides were puckering up (the fabric choice didn’t help either)
After all my woes, I do however like the end result.
This pattern has so much detail, pleats, pockets, contrast. Definitely intermediate/advance sewers..
Many a man hours
good ole leftover polkadot fabric
1mtr denim (stupid mistake using this fabric)
Dress up outerwear with deep shawl collars and sew up a lovely fitted dress with a flounced hemline.
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