Sport dress progress.


I decided to use the brown eyelet for the sport dress repro I have.


I haven't made this pattern yet so I had to do a mock up.


Some of the details I changed were the low cut back. I would love to wear it, but Im not the kind of gal who can go braless. Im going to cut the back as low as I can make it. I have to make a few alterations; take in the bust on the sides, add an inch to the front skirt at the middle seam, and lengthen the bodice about 1/2".



I want to make this in a golden yellow linen (looking something like the illustration I drew), but I have to find some linen that will do the job.

Im still not too sure how Im going to tackle the back. I might get rid of the fold all together. Im going to cut the fabric out later today. Hope it turns out good!

More to come!

3 comments:

  1. I really like the brown eyelet, but this dress will be gorgeous in a yellow linen. Have you thought of dyeing white linen (which is about the only "color" that I can find in my part of the woods)?

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  2. I think about dyeing fabric all the time, but I dont have the space to dye 4+ yards of un-cut linen :(

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  3. Well... you're right that no room is a bit of a problem.

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