Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Something for me

Forgive the bad photo, a photographer my spouse is not.  Plus he was using my cell phone to take the picture. 

A couple weeks ago I decided I needed a few dresses for business purposes I didn't think this would be that hard.  I know I'm not a skinny girl, I also know I have some rather large...tracts of land. I did find a lovely dress from Lane Bryant.  
I figured "hey, I can make something like this" and that's just what I did.  I had already seen a tutorial for a tank dress with pockets and decided to make myself a dress. 
I got the belt on clearance so the entire dress only cost $20 (I splurged on some really high end fabric). 

I can wear this with or without the belt and unlike the dress I bought it has pocket for me to fidget with.  I plan on making another one which will probably be better because I know what mistakes not to make.    I don't normally craft clothing for myself and I'm loving this dress.  It will look great in the fall with a cardigan and even in the winter with dark pantyhose. 


TheAngelForever said...

Love how you took the dress from Lane Bryant and made just what you wanted. So jealous of your sewing machine skills. 

teawithfrodo said...

Learning to sew was one of the best things I have ever done. I always wanted to learn and finally took the plunge.

Christine Ward said...

thats super cute!!

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