Added Apr 29, 2012
Los Angeles, Cal...
I wanted to make an extremely fitted sheath dress ( la Joan of Mad Men fame) with this spectacular fabric that I’ve been saving. I had less than 1.5 yards of it, so I knew it had to be a sheath dress. I finally got the fit perfect on my go-to pattern, McCall’s 5845; normally I only use the bodice pattern, but I fixed the fit on the skirt so that I didn’t get an awkward pouching above my butt. I was so pleased with the silhouette I was able to achieve, even if the fabric is more Ms. Frizzle-teaching-about-oceans than Joan’s classy jewel tones.
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100% cotton twill for the shell, poly-cotton bedsheet for the lining, 22" zipper
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