My New Years Resolution to not buy any craft materials has been going really well. If you consider that everything I have posted, twice a week since January, has been made out of materials I already have you will, I am sure, be impressed with my will power.
However, I really wanted to make this dress but I did not have a big enough piece of jersey to make it so I bought some. There I said it. I bought some fabric and that is absolutely fine by me.
It is from Sherwood fabrics and I must say that I have had three orders of fabric from them in the past and none of them have sat in my stash cupboard for more than a fortnight before they are turned into something lovely to wear. It always comes wrapped in paper feeling like a little present to yourself.
Anyway it made a super dress with lovely ease in all the right places. Not tight on my armholes, some tummy room but fitted through the thighs. The fabric is such great quality, really thick and stretchy like a top brand long sleeved T-shirt fabric.
I enjoyed wearing it to the office last week and it was so comfortable for sitting in for long periods of time lesson planning on the computer. Too hot for today though...
Bruce was trying to get in on the photo and was licking my toes.
I finished it with a little tab. Love our Earth, Love your neighbours and don't forget to love yourself a little too.
I'm glad I bought it now. It felt such a treat when I had not been buying sale/craft/whim purchases for such a long time, I really did love myself a little with this one.
Here is another version my sewing pal made.
Really spot on colour choice Beth. Whoohoo!
Enjoy the sunshine.