Well, hello there! Long time, no see. In fact, I haven't been on here since January. So many things have taken place between then and now, and to avoid putting a damper on anyone's mood (mostly mine) let's just ignore it and take a look at this dress I made for my 30th birthday that was this month!
This dress is View D of Butterick 6566 in a size Medium.
Having lost my sew-jo but still wanting to feel nice and special for my birthday, I searched for a pattern that had minimal pieces and no fuss closings. This Butterick pattern is a simple silhouette, but if you use the right fabric it can pack a big punch.
This fabric is a rayon that was gifted to me by Carolyn
. It was 5 yards and 45" wide. It was super easy to cut, sew, and hem! I love a fabric that handles well, especially when I'm trying to ease my way back into sewing.
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