Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Made by a Fabricista: Channeling My Inner Audrey Hepburn With a Touch of Hot Pink!

Hi Fashionistas!!

Happy New Year to everyone! I am sure you are getting ready for a celebration!

For my dress for NYE, I decided to make a classic Little Black Dress with a touch of pink!


I wanted a classic sillouette, so I chose to go with a round neckline and a midi length hemline. I opted for a fitted sleeveless dress. I chose to make the pattern from scratch this time instead of manipulating a commercial pattern.


I love that this dress is a simple LBD, yet there is a surprise hiding in the back :)


For the fabric, I used a gorgeous cotton sateen from Fabric Mart, and a hot pink shirting material for the flounce.


This was a relatively easy project after my seven day coat I made with another gorgeous fabric from FM.

I love the way the pink fabric drapes. It definitely steals the cake :)

Here is a closeup of the flounce.. Isnt she gorgeous? And can we just have a moment to admire those shoes?




Happy New Year to all and happy sewing in 2016! I have made a commitment to myself that in order to achieve a better work life balance, I will not sew anything until next year :)))

-XOXO

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