Audrey and Zooey would totally arm wrestle over this one
And here she is.
The latest addition
to my handmade closet.
I saw the pattern
and knew it had to be mine.
It's a New Look best buy-
such a great pattern for only $4!
I love the fit
The puffed sleeves
The luxury look of a simple shape
I used a floral print charmeuse
and skipped the lace detail
on the yoke and shoulders
I added darts for extra shaping
and shortened the sleeves to
counteract the negative ease of the
fabric (it doesn't stretch, so I gave
myself more moving room this way)
I even tackled loop-fastening buttons
This was a pretty advanced pattern for me
but I think I did well. Between the darts,
button details and gathering,
I was worried I'd be left with a mess of fabric.
Well, I still was..
And it's darn lovely