I really like my dress version
of Simplicity 1366 - so I decided to make two more. When you're onto a good thing you may as well keep going with it!
I decided that I needed the dress to be a smidge longer than my last version
so I added an extra inch to it (so 17.5" added to the top pattern to make it hit just at my knees when hemmed). I'm pretty happy with this length now.
|This fabric was bought from the Ben Thanh Market in Saigon on my recent trip to Vietnam. It's hard to see but it is a ribbed knit. I can't remember how much I paid for this but it wasn't expensive and it's really good quality - a nice weight and was great to sew with.|
I also found my last version just a bit too sack like so I took 1cm off the CB fold, thus reducing the back by 2cm overall. I think the fit is much better now, though still loose.
Neckline - I'm basically including this... [read more]