I See Crazy Patterns

Sewing as illness

Minnie Dress

Oh no. At one of the later Sewing Circles, as Director was about to bugger off to Leeds, leaving the sinking ship, I sat with a pile of red/white polka dot cotton and wondered what to do with it.

We mulled over what the perfect dress might be like. With the polka dots. Short sleeves. Empire line. White collar perhaps. Director kindly let me borrow this gorgeous pattern, Simplicity 5961 (vintage, not to be confused with the currently-in-print apron pattern):



It was hard to see how this one could go wrong. The result looked oddly familiar:



Oh bloody hell.



05/08/2009 Posted by | Sewing | 10 Comments