The pattern V8742 has long since been discontinued. Ive wanted to make it in a patterned fabric for so long and although I like this, it looks nicer in a solid. If you look at the pumpkin orange version you'll see why. The gathers are so much more distinctive, and thats what this dress is about.
I think you have to know they are there to see them!
The fabric itself however is of perfect weight for a dress like this and it made up so nice. It's a recent purchase from Sewsewsew.co.uk
I am quite partial to a high neck on my dresses. If I don't add one, I find I'm wrapping a scarf around my neck . Nothing wrong with scarfs, in fact I love them, but a scarf is not at all practical when your cooking and cleaning and doing general household chores! So I added the turtle neck collar from V9264
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