Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Last Minute Sewing

This year’s Eva Dress Pattern Contest ends this week, and, per usual, I have waited to the last minute to complete my submission.

I had a different pattern in mind for my rayon jacquard, but once I had this pattern in hand, I decided it would be a wonderful pairing.

One of the reasons for my decision was a buckle that has been burning a hole in my stash for quite a few years.  My original pattern choice did not have a waist seam.  But I really like the look of the buckle paired back with the deep green fabric, so the change was absolutely necessary!

And as fate would have it, JoAnn Fabrics actually had some buttons in stock that work with my buckle.

I have been working away on cuffs . . .

and lapped seams . . .

and playing with seam binding and silk organza.

And I am almost finished!


  1. WOW. It looks amazing so far. You really manage to just keep topping yourself.

  2. That fabric is so tremendously gorgeous and elegant. Immensely lovely choice of buttons and buckle, too!

    ♥ Jessica

  3. I love the pairing of your beautiful buckle and buttons with that fabric! I can't wait to see how you put it all together!

  4. Waiting for the final reveal with baited breath! Wow!

  5. Wow, that looks like alot of work. You've done a beautiful job so far! I'm really anxious to see the finished results.

  6. The pieces are all so lovely. I am particularly found of your choice of buckle; it is stunning!

    Good luck.


  7. It looks amazing already. I can't wait t see the finished dress!