I seem to really like this Butterick 4957 pattern. I made another dress from it. I found this fabric at a local thrift shop for $4.00. I thought it was a bit pricey for thrifting but once I got the fabric home, I think it is vintage and I LOVE the colors!
I reminds me of a vintage party dress!
A close up of the rose bouquet on the fabric.
Once I get going on a pattern I like I just can't stop. I also made Version 4. I found this sheet at another local thrift shop for only $2.99 and I thought with navy blue piping at the waist and bias fold tape at the neckline and armholes would bring out more of the darker blue colors.
I also made the version with the scoop neck instead of the v-neck. I had to make some adjustments to the neckline since it was chocking me! I also skipped the zipper in the back.
I don't think I will ever get tired of making this dress. I really love the fit and the ease of sewing the pattern. I hope to get the mojo to sew something new soon.
My sewing mojo comes and goes. I am always sewing something but not always things I want. I just finished hemming 6 pair of work pants for Dear Hubby and a dog harness for Mr. Bojangles. School will be starting in just a few weeks and as much as I am going to miss the kids I miss me sewing time. We're going to be taking one last trip this summer with the kids and since we'll be gone 5 days to a remote area I am thinking of bring a hand quilting project that I need to finish. We'll see how that goes.
Until next time......