Let me tell you...

9:30 PM

this dress has given me a fit in the last week but I have not been defeated! The glenplaid... yeah, about that... it just didn't work for me. For the life of me, I couldn't match the plaid pattern up and it was obvious that this dress was not going to have a professional appearance. With all of the darts in the bodice and the skirt, this was just not the right type of pattern for an uneven plaid, so this fabric ended up being my muslin. Luckily, all of my stashing has paid off. I have already remade this dress in a lightweight black wool fleece and it is fabulous if I do say so myself!

It looks a lot like these:

I'll have pics for you in a couple of days... still have to do the hem and a couple of nips and tucks.

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