Monday, April 23, 2012
SPC Item #2 - Cotton Candy Stripes
My second item for the Spring Palette Challenge is complete! I chose a pink and white striped cotton and Colette's Hazel pattern. I had purchased the fabric several months back with Colette's Ginger pattern in mind. I am glad I waited because this dress is so perfectly me!
Since the stripes are mostly going in other directions or gathered there isn't a real need to be too matchy - matchy with the stripes. I didn't have enough fabric to make the bodice stripes horizontal but since they were cut on fold of the fabric - it does match up with the center of the skirt.
I am definitely going to be making another striped version of this dress and this time making sure I have some extra fabric to play with the striping a bit more.
I love the shaping/silhouette of this dress! It is a simple sundress, but all of the shaping makes me feel extra girly and polished enough that I could throw on a cardigan and where this work.
The pattern was an absolute breeze to sew up and as usual the Colette pattern instructions were excellent. This dress is not only a wear again, but a make again as well!
Next up in the SPC is the Yellow Polka Dot Taffy Blouse with the Yellow Iris shorts.