She needed a couple of bright and light cotton dresses for Australia Day this Tuesday, and we went to Spotlight together last weekend to find some fabric. My friend found this herself in the humble jumble of the store, and it's gorgeous cotton slash some synthetic, so hopefully it won't crush too much when sitting/driving etc.
The cherries are so sweet! I used my friend's store bought pattern, it's Kwik Sew 3599 if you're curious, but I added a big gathered band to the hem to make it a bit longer.
And the easy part was ... no zippers or buttons! It ties up at the back with a big ribbon.
My darling friend calls these sleeves 'Holly Hobbie' sleeves, remember that little cartoon & story? And I'm freaking loving the curved edges on these pictures! I've been using picnik.com for a while now, it's really easy to use at work, but just discovered all the extra bits in the 'create' section.
It's a perfect day for sewing, overcast, dreamy and not really hot or cold. I've got heaps done!