Dressmaking plans

I actually really really hate cutting out fabric for dress patterns, big pieces of ungainly cloth, crawling around on the floor adding seam allowances, Remembering to leave notches where the darts stop and tailor tack the points etc, etc. But I do enjoy watching fabric go from 2D to 3D and enjoy even more when something fits (I have a 50% success rate this far so it’s always a gamble). I also get frustrated with the instructions sometimes, I’m no candidate for The Great British Sewing Bee, I’d be launching things out of the warehouse window 😉

It may come as a surprise then that I have lots of dressmaking plans all at once.
I bought this Charley Harper knit a while back to make another Lane Raglan top…

I have a pile of brand new Moda cotton (censored wth bobbly sheet as it’s not even been shown to trade yet!) that I am going to make a Round Trip dress out of…

I have a big piece of Lizzy House dinosaurs to make a blouse, the shorter one on this pattern I think…

And I still have this (also Dinosaur) Lewis and Irene print to make some shorts that I was going to make for last summer.

I also have two men’s Primark shirts from eons ago to alter and make into a womanly body shape.

How many of these will get done this year I wonder?!

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