Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Let the Road Test Begin

I have finished the test version of NL 6674:


Finally. So far, so good. I like the general shape and sillhouette. So far (I only had it on long enough to take pics) it's comfortable.


The wrap is generous. The pattern photo makes it look like the front wrap only extends as far as the dart on the side front, when in fact it wraps almost completely across the front. Of course, that means the skirt wrap is generous, too. You can see it here with a little bit of wind blowing:
It would take hurricane force winds to create an embarrasing moment!

Here's a shot of the back:

It's pretty plain. Of course, it's kind of hard to see details with this busy cotton print, but I like it. I plan to wear it to work tomorrow for the real test drive. If the dress passes the test, I will move on to the next phase in creating my military wrap dress.

In other news, I actually worked on the BWOF trench coat last night. I hope to have it completed this weekend. Hopefully I will have pictures and a review to share in just a few days.

9 comments:

Myra said...

I like it alot.

Mommyof2girlz said...

It's adorable and I LOVE the fabric!! I think it looks great ;)

Julia said...

It's great! You look very nice in it!

Shannon said...

Tres Chic!

The Slapdash Sewist said...

Cute dress! I think you can call the muslin a winner.

jemima bean said...

How fun! I love the fish!! And of course it fits perfectly.

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Cennetta said...

Oh my favorite style of dress! Well done, Shannon.

disa said...

I love it ! Very creative ! That's actually really cool Thanks.