This dress started out terribly, beginning with my experience buying the fabric. At one point, Brandon even declared it the ugliest thing I’ve ever made. Eventually, though, with some creativity, I turned it around.
I never would have believed you if you told me that I’d love a midi-length sleeveless dress with a mock turtle neck. But, that’s exactly what I’ve made, and I love it. Continue reading
It’s pretty rare that I make the same pattern two times in such rapid succession, but I’m back with another M6891 shirt dress. You can check out my first one is here. Continue reading
Back in March, my dad’s wife texted me out of the blue with pictures of fabric. These are my favorite kinds of texts to receive. I’m not past receiving Facetime calls from the fabric store, either. Together, we picked out this blue printed fabric. It is fairly heavy and has some stretch to it. The dark blue splotches are actually a little fuzzy and velvet-like.
My favorite dress to wear in the summer is a store-bought red and tan printed maxi dress by London Times. I’ve had it for quite a few years now, and don’t remember where I got it. If I had to guess, I would say either Ross’s or Nordstrom Rack. I haven’t been able to find another maxi dress that suits me as well as this one, so I decided to try to recreate it!