New dress at last…

Yes, that Nomad dress really was too short after I removed the frill.  After a couple of false starts, buying not quite right dresses, in charity shops.  I retrieved the nice bit of cotton jersey from the cupboard and simplified a great little pattern:

I made a dress from the pattern in this fabric a few years ago, at that time it turned out too big for me and I swapped it at a Swishing event.  There wasn’t enough fabric left to make it with the separate skirt, so I simplified the pattern losing the waist darts and joining the skirt.  This messed with the hem line, so I had to recruit help to mark a line, measured up from the floor, while I was wearing the dress.

Here is the finished dress with belt made from dress fabric and belt from cardigan

Paris dress

at last a dress in my wardrobe!

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