The Big Decisions.

The weather today was so changeable, I sat here this morning trying to decide if I should put the laundry on the clothes line… or take photos for my blog.  What should I do?  

You might remember last post I was fighting to make my dress pattern work with my fabric and my body.  That pattern lost.  This pattern, on the other hand, McCall’s M6840 was a winner.  I made view B but with short sleeves.  Short sleeves since the fabric is so summery – but also after salvaging the fabric out of the almost completed dress, I didn’t have enough pieces left that were large enough to make long sleeves!

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It’s not that bad, I’ve seen UFO’s older than this …

… my UnFinished Object is only from April!  I found it and two others when I was cleaning up my pattern and fabric stash!

I’m surprised I never finished this shirt right away as I love this fabric!  Then again, I am glad I didn’t finish it right away as by the time I did get around to sewing it up, I had some black remnants that I could use for the contrasting collar.  My pattern was McCall’s M6606, view C with the hem line of view B.  I’ve never had a shirt with a short hem line in the front and a long one in the back.  A novel idea for me!  My fabric was a 100% polyester called “Chiffon”.

Nice dress!  Thanks, I made it!!

Nice dress! Thanks, I made it!!

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