Friday, November 28, 2008

Still dashing...

I churned this dress out today after blogging about the Zoe shirt I finished earlier.. I just didn't have time to blog it because I had to go to work.

This is an Olivia dress from Farbenmix, I just omitted the hood. While I really do like the look of the hoods, my girls seem to think they're merely means of pulling each other around and I don't like how they stretch them out.

I wasn't sure how the fabric for the main body would work because it's a quite lightweight jersey, but I think it will drape okay. I'm thinking of making some leggings to go with it because I have quite a bit of that turquoise and leggings are pretty much necessary in our winter climate.

The bottom edge is simply serged and I might just leave it that way. I probably should have just done a rolled hem, but when I do that I like to do a lettuce-edge finish and this isn't a super stretchy jersey and I wasn't sure if it would 'lettuce' well and produce a nice, ruffley edge.

Two gifts down! I need to make something for the youngest next so I at least have a balance of gifts. Then I'll start all over

1 comment:

monica said...

you are an amazing seamstress!!!