Sunday, January 31, 2010

January Sewing Is Done!

I finally finished the dress.  In plenty of time to wear to grandma's 90th birthday party!!  I promise to have MUCH better pics of the dress at a later date.  In the meantime, you will have to settle on what I could do, while two little rug rats took turns playing fashion photographer.

Now, onto the deatails.  I used simplicity pattern 2925 view A.  It was a pretty easy pattern to follow.  I did leave out the ties but may add them on later. I also changed up the neckline just a little.  I made bias tape out of the material I was using and decided to use that on the neckline instead.  Otherwise everything went as written. The material was a drapy blend of rayon with 2% spandex for some stretch. Love a little give in a dress.  So nice when sitting. I have stated before and I will say it again.  A mom must have pockets! They come in handy when you least expect it.

Overall I like how it came out.  It would make a VERY comfortable dress if done in a more casual fabric.  Could see another one of these or a little different version being made in the future.  Will try and  post pics from the party and of the entire outfit put together.

6 comments:

Sally said...

That is a stunning dress. Really elegant and classy.

Marie said...

Looks great. I bet the fabric is very comfy too.

Mel said...

What a great pattern, and the end result, a lovely dress that can be accessorised so easily :) Enjoy wearing it :)

Carrie said...

you're my hero. seriously. :) looks awesome!

Girl of a thousand names, including Sister P said...

This looks so comfortable yet stylish. Nice blog you have here. I found you by pressing "next blog". I sew too, great to find you!

Katie said...

Thanks so much everyone!! I find my inspiration from you and all the wonderful crafty men and women in blog world!! You guys rock!