...I think it was at 11:55 p.m. Sunday night that I clicked the submit button with this entry. Week 2 was all about skirts and dresses. I managed to complete two knit skirts on Friday and Saturday and barely finished my dress on time on Sunday. The "Kicking Stash" week runs from 12:00 a.m. on Monday to 11:59 p.m. Sunday evening (that's eastern standard time).
I've loved Vogue 1314 since it's release and finally decided it was time to make it.
SNAP or spandex content necessary to pull this project off. I should have known better and quickly came to the conclusion that the dress in this fabric was a complete wash. I had even (I think) convinced my Mother who hates me chunking ANY project that ditching the dress was the right thing to do. I comforted myself by promising to cut it up and make another project one day (yeah right).
Then after seeing several people make McCall's 6886
recently I had a light bulb moment. Why not just re- cut the Vogue dress to the McCall's patterns. I only needed to make a few adjustments by sliding the pattern down re-cutting the the upper bodice part, and removing some of the length and voila - this is what I came up with
Besides a little bit of pattern misplacement in the bust area I am really pleased with the results of this SAVE. Finishing the project is FAR better than having an UFO floating around in my sewing room.
Now I'm off to do some cutting for Week 3 projects - IT'S ALL ABOUT PANTS...
...last night while sitting under the hair dryer conditioning my hair (I would have much rather been sewing ya'll) I entertained myself ...
...Sewing information and tutorials that recently caught my eye: An interesting conversation about choosing the correct pattern size, from...