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Sunday, 5 February 2012

Snow Day Black Dress

I took a snow day today and sewed up the black knit dress. This is New Look 6071 with the skirt lengthened by 9" and flared out slightly more. On this version the sleeves are the full length on the pattern.
The fabric is a stretchy black jersey from the stash. Not sure on the content but I think viscose, polyester and elastane from the hand, but we'll have to see what it is like to wear and launder. I'm hoping this will be a classic black dress. Black is not great for me around the face, so I will fill the deep neckline with a bold necklace, scarf or cami in good colours. This is my 7th piece of the SWAP, and the second using this dress pattern.
No excuses now I shall have to go outside and clear the snow off my drive. :-)

3 comments:

Jenni said...

Very nice. You could put a little shawlette at the neck as a change from jewellery if you liked. Though I know you have one or two pieces of jewellery that would work well.

pdiddly said...

nice looking dress

Ruthie said...

ROFL, yes I have one or two pieces of jewellery :P