Added Jul 27, 2013
This is definitely the favourite thing I’ve made so far. It’s called the Dorothy Dress because that’s what you automatically think of when you see a blue and white checked dress, but apart from the fabric, it really isn’t related to the wizard of oz atall.
The dress really was last minute project. It was laid out on a bench outside the McDonalds service station on the way to Italy while I evened out my hem with my embroidery scissors. I managed to hem it and attach all the hooks and eyes on the coach.
The photo was taken in Vicenza, Italy which has the most amazing walls to photograph against.
More on the blog here: http://ladysewalot.co.uk/index.php/the-dorothy-dress/
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