And the obligatory side view. Not much to note about the pattern, it doens't hang perfectly, but it's better than anything I can buy in the store (being 5'11" and a long torso it's near impossible to buy a dress off the rack)
Saturday, 27 October 2012
Another sewing first for me - a frankenpattern! I've worn my burda tunic dress to death over the last 6 months, and as it's a cheap doubleknit, it was pilled badly around the hips. So, I did what any enterprising sewer with leftover fabric would do, and I cut off the bottom, took in the sides and sewed on a new skirt that I traced from a dress that fits well. Without further ado here's the original:
Overall it was an hour on a Friday night well spent. I have been sewing other things, but they're all pretty boring. Now that the weather's warming up I have a few summer dresses creeping to the top of my queue.