This wasn’t intentional I swear…

I started out by cutting two dresses – one for my boss and one for myself out of a gorgeous double sided charcoal/sky-blue wool knit fabric. There was a bit leftover so I thought I’d cut out a little one for Miss H.

My boss requested that hers be reversible so I got to a certain point on hers before I got stuck. I’ll finish that off in the next few days once I get my head around the part that I’m stuck on.

So then I started stitching Miss H’s hem, armholes and neckline and thought I’d try some decorative stitches on my sewing machine. I turned her hem the opposite way to normal so that there’s a sky blue contrast band at the bottom with the decorative stitching in charcoal thread. Then I decided to do the same stitch in sky blue thread around the neck and armholes.

Well, I loved how it turned out, so I ended up using the same stitch to finish off my dress! I totally didn’t intend on making matching mummy/daughter dresses but there you go, a bit more matchy than I intended. Oh well. The actual dress patterns are different but the stitching is the same.

More to follow in the next few weeks!

20140605-060018-21618277.jpg

20140605-060019-21619199.jpg

20140605-060234-21754128.jpg

20140605-060235-21755924.jpg

20140605-060236-21756800.jpg

20140605-060235-21755006.jpg

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s