I started the day ripping up some vintage sheets for green tea's fat quarter swap.
And I finished the day with a new dress. The vintage florals said 'ignore the washing,' 'what dirty floors?' 'those bills can wait,' and 'you didn't really want to weed the front garden anyway did you?'
The hot pink, pale pink, grey fabric spoke loudest. It wanted to be a dress. Really? I'd always thought it was too bold for a dress. Anyway, today I listened.
I used the pinafore pattern in the Make it Perfect book but modified it slightly. I cut the skirt much wider and added some gathers to make it fuller. I also added some fatter ties at the back and omitted the bias binding under the bust.
The sewing gods had already put just the right sized zipper and just the right colour bias binding in my stash so I didn't even have to use up any of my precious child free time to go shopping for supplies.
Does your fabric talk to you? Do you listen?
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