Little Red Dress
It’s almost Valentine’s Day and everyone will be wearing red. I know I will be hehehehehehe. I have no idea what I’ll be doing as of right now but I’ll be ready for whatever. Let me show you my first little red dress:
I didn’t realize how many red dresses I had in my collection until I was ready to make a new one. I love this dress. One of my sewing friends says that ruching hides a multitude of sins. I totally agree lol
I LOVE the ruching on this dress. It’s actually what drew me to this particular pattern. I think it would look really pretty in contrasting colors. I don’t have a defined waist but this gives the slight illusion of one. I’ll take it!
I kept my accessories and shoes minimal. These rose gold sandals are just perfect.
I have to give a HUGE shout out to my daughter Kayla for taking such awesome pictures of her mommy. Not too shabby for a 17 year old. Seriously, she is REALLY getting good with the camera.
Custom Dress: Adrienne M. Nixon
Hair: Shunta iStyle Salon (220 Old Towne Rd. Vestavia, AL 35216 205-423-5525 or 205-516-0067) for adriennemnixon.com
Photography: Kayla Nixon
For those of you who sew, here is a review:
Pattern Description: Very close-fitting pullover top, tunic and dresses have front princess seams, ruched front panel, sleeve and neckline variations. A, C: Draped collar. D: Wide collar, contrast sides/sleeves. A: Long sleeves. B: Short sleeves. C: Sleeveless. D: Three-quarter length sleeves.
Pattern Sizing: 6-14
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Were the instructions easy to follow? VERY easy
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I loved all the ruching on this pattern.
Fabric Used: ITY
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: I made view C but did NOT like the neckline. It felt constricted so I took it off. I also tapered the bottom of the dress.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? I don’t think I will make this one again but if you like this style, go for it!
Conclusion: Great pattern and a great addition to my wardrobe.