You've seen this fabric on a few pieces already and, believe it or not, I still have enough left for another project. It's the never ending bolt of argyle.
I used this New Look pattern 6001, View A. (Note this is an old pattern and New Look has since reissued this pattern number for a completely different dress.)
This pattern actually calls for woven fabric but I used something with some stretch to it. I ended up taking it in a bit on the sides so that I could get a really good fit. I still inserted the zipper so that I could get that great fit without compromising the silhouette.
|Do I look smarter in my fake glasses?|
The only thing I don't like about this dress is that I didn't self-line the neck tie. The pattern doesn't call for it but the whole time I was cutting and sewing I kept thinking I should line this. But I got lazy and followed the directions. Now the tie has a front and a backside which annoys me. I could still go back and add it, but odds are that now it's done I won't.
Have you started your fall wardrobe yet? Any favourite patterns for fall that you're hoping to tackle? Leave a comment below~
Check out my Winter Maxi Skirt made with this fabric too~