A very belated Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all!
A Happy Easter too. Just getting in early ’cause obviously I’m terrible at this kind of thing. Hope you’ve all had incredible holidays though.
Life has taken over from blogging lately as we’ve been loving this amazing summer. Plenty of beach time, lots of family fun and enough house painting to last, well, 10 years.
Amidst it all, I managed to find a bit of time to update this little floral number. It wasn’t so little when I first got it but after a nip tuck it’s looking much more 2013.
What’s that you say? A tutorial in just one photo please? No problem!
Shorten the sleeves. Sew in the sides. Sew the button front closed to reduce embarrassing moments (retaining buttons etc). Chop and finish the hem.
The zigzags on the shoulder are where I slightly gathered the seam. The dress was a size too big and the seam sat off the shoulder, so this helped it fit better. Let me know if you want a tutorial for that and I’ll put one together. It’s a handy trick to know!
Just one tip: If you plan on wearing a belt with the finished dress, put the belt on when choosing what length to make it ’cause it shortens the length somewhat.