It's wedding season! Of course, nothing in my closet would do.
The fabric is a rayon crepe that I picked up at Emmaonesock
earlier this spring. I don't know whether to call this a border print or a panel, but I was immediately drawn to the layout and colors of the print. When I received it, the hand was even more luscious that I could have imagined... it has the most beautifully drapey, textured matte surface.
The basic pattern is the Zadie jumpsuit (Paper Theory)
, but highly modified. I've made one Zadie that I have yet to blog, since the fit is quite far from right. The crotch is miles too long, and possibly poorly shaped for my body. But I love the idea of a wrap jumpsuit, and I thought a wrap would be perfect for this print.
Also, to make the best use of this spectacular print, a waist seam was not desirable, and considerable... [read more]