self drafted nautical dress
today i’m showing you my second dress from my bodice block.
i’m not as pleased with this as the first one i made, mainly because this one has come up a bit tight on my boobs! i used the same pattern from my block so i have no idea why. anyway, it’s not too uncomfortable, and completely not noticeable with a cardigan.
i used more fabric for the gathers this time, as i wanted more volume on the skirt than the one i made at christmas.
talking of the fabric, i picked this up from barry’s for £2.50 per metre. a bargain, right? i’m a little bit miffed as the background colour faded a bit just after the prewash, so maybe that’s why it was a bargain, haha.
i think i’ve co-ordinated the fabric and my tattoos quite well, haha.
can you see the stitches i used on the hem – it’s my anchor stitch… definite anchor over kill!
so now there’s another novelty print dress in my wardrobe, but how could i resist this?!