Tuesday, 26 February 2008

Outfit Number Thirteen

Here's yet another Holly Hobby Dress, It's the Built by Wendy Pattern I ALWAYS use, but this time I didn't use the curved sleeves, I made it with an idea that I'd give it to my preggers friends, and thought she wouldn't want to look wider because of her belly, so thought the sleeves looked better for her cropped.

What do you reckon?

The thing is, now that I've made it, I'm not sure of the colour and the material, it's kinda cotton, but creases really easily and if I was pregs I wouldn't want to do ANY ironing! I do like the colour, but wish it was a thicker synthetic material.

I'd like to be a bit more daring in my sewing, and think I'm playing it safe by using the same pattern over and over. Plus I guess people really like the Holly Hobby Style. So perhaps I'll keep making them for the fans, and churn out a few different ones as well. I have SO much material at the moment!

BUTTTTT speaking of material - I'm headed to Adelaide this week with hours of opshopping on Thursday - where to go? Is there a massive op shop out there ????

See ya guys!


  1. I love the yellow colour!

    I think it is okay to use something you know how to well and you know that works, maybe you can experiement with that design, I am sure there is a lot of variation you could create with it!

  2. Such a nice creation.
    I also love yellow. Not that I have anything yellow in my closet but it is getting there!!! Maybe I could get a little summer dress :)

  3. I like the mustardy colour too, it's very cool! I'd rather wear a crinkly cotton than a synthetic :)

  4. i love it! its pretty! and holly hobbie! omg, i jsut sold so much holly hobbie collectables on ebay. lol kind sad i did that actually!

    im not a big ironer my self, but if it was a lovely dress like this im sure i wouldnt mind! :D


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