Back in February, I saw a “Seed” dress in a local op shop.
|I bought the cardigan though, that is on the right there!
It was too small but I loved its easy style.
I had two patterns that I thought I could make work,
So once I found some fabric, on sale at Spotlight,
I decided it was time to give it a go.
|The mauve double gauze is for a boxy blouse, next Summer
I used the skirt and front band from the Stylearc
and lengthened the bodice of the Simplicity one.
|The inverted pleat can be seen here.
The Simplicity pattern has the back gathered into the
I made an inverted pleat like the Seed dress instead.
I added a contrast collar, cuffs and the centre band
closure with a light weight denim.
I was pretty pleased with my check matching skills,
although I acknowledge it’s not perfect.
|It still need buttons here.
The trick is to not stand still long enough for anyone to
I hope to get a better 'modelled' photo soon.