Okay, maybe not the easiest dress ever since my sewing machine wasn’t cooperating with my overcast foot. I wanted to finish the hem of the skirt a little nicer than raw edge and couldn’t find matching serger thread (and who wants to re-thread a serger anyway?). I “made it work” and it’s finished now.
All Arden wants to wear lately are dresses. I made several of them during the sew along for the last season of Project Run & Play, but a couple of those are special occasion and others aren’t “twirly” enough to make it into regular rotation. So when I found a couple of long sleeve shirts on major clearance (another 30% off the price marked), I snapped them up and planned for some refashioning.
A little metallic pewter fabric paint for a faux collar and a simple circle skirt out of shimmery silver dancewear fabric and you’ve got yourself a dress in no time flat. I used a stretch stitch to attach the skirt right along the stitching on the factory hem of the shirt.
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