And I was absolutely thrilled to have a chance to become part of Peekaboo's summer pattern tour!
For my stop on the tour, I chose to take the Vivienne dress and summerize it-- just to show you all how versatile the pattern is. To transform the dress all I did the was following:
- switch out the fabric from a satin to a summer cotton gauze
- omit the lining and just serge and topstitch the armholes and neckline. The serging curves tutorial has tips on how to do that.
- Finally, I reduced the ruffles to just two at the bottom; instead of going up to the waistband.
Looks pretty summery... right? The fabric is a gorgeous cotton gauze that I've been hoarding for over a year. It's nice and cool for our hot, hot summers and definitely got a vote of approval from Amaani.
See you all back here tomorrow for another Handmade Confession-- I'm especially excited for this one. It's from my friend Anshu at Blooms and Bugs. Can't wait!