My friend Nicole and I have been planning graduation dresses for a few months. She’s ahead of me in the process, and is defending her dissertation tomorrow! I have officially written my dissertation now, and I’m finally pretty confident that I’m really going to graduate this spring. That means that I can finally talk about the dresses that we’re making for the occasion. Continue reading
On July 1st, I decided that I wanted a new dress for the Fourth. Something fun and summery. Of course I didn’t go out and buy one…I made one!
I reorganized my stash the other day, and realized that I had a decent chunk of this navy polka dot knit fabric leftover from making a dress in the fall. I wanted to make something, but not go fabric shopping (shocking, I know), so next I searched through my patterns. Ultimately, I decided to make a polka-dotted peplum top with McCall’s 6896.
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