Added Sep 11, 2011
So. It’s almost official. Autumn is coming to town :( And i was in desperate need of a dress for colder weather. Now… have to admit, dont look that autumnish and warm but oh well… I did line it so that counts doesnt it? ;)
Purple skirt part is an old apron (hence the pocket ;) and yellow top a curtain ( yes, again :P). This is first time i tried lining a dress. But only top part ’cos fabric was quite sheer (is it the right word?). It was quite challenging and yet very interesting to figure out how it is done :P Inside doesnt look that pretty unfortunately, next time will do better ;)
One thing i reccomend to change about this dress is the back part. It looked almost ok on the pic but in real life looked like a poofy balloon. Tried to take it in to minimize the damage. With different fabric and for summer – why not!
When i finished the dress looked great! But seemed like the top was missing something… Old curtain had 6 buttons (covered with same fabric) attached so i tried to find ways to sew them to this dress but yellow on yellow. seemed too far fetched. So ditched them ( so far ;). Instead added a bow from the same apron-strings ;)
The dress is quite tight around my body but still has room to move around… Luckily!
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