I have been dreaming of Spring and shift dresses and my girlie has been dreaming of the “perfect pink” lately (she loves colors!) so we teamed up at the fabric store. She picked out a perfect pink cotton sateen and I picked out the perfect swiss dot for the top. I used our new bodice pattern (that really is coming out soon–we have been teasing you for too long) for the top and then a-line it out a bit at the bottom for the shift dress part.
(And the shoes for that matter….why can’t I find some like that in my size?)
Here is an up close of the lovely swiss dot bodice that I am craving in fabric right now and I want it in a zillion colors. (Can someone please make swiss dot in lime and lemon shades? Pretty please?????!!!!) And the simple back closure. I intended to do an invisible zipper hidden into the lining (hidden zipper tutorial way back here) but I didn’t have a white zipper. I had every other color but white, and instead of running to the store, I just decided to use my favorite easy back button technique (tutorial here). And I think it was a success…..she loves the pink and I love the “shiftiness” of it. And now one in my size!