A Tale of Two Dresses: Day One

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In honor of the fact that the boyfriend and I had plans to actually go out for more than a
movie 2 nights in a row this weekend, I decided some sewing was in order! I had Thursday off due to some dental work required in the morning, so I spent the afternoon sipping milkshakes and cutting out dresses.

The first dress was worn last night for dinner at Rosario's (my favorite) and a show at the charming and tiny Overtime Theater. By the way, if any of you live in the San Antonio area, you must go see DOA: A Noir Musical at the Overtime, it was sensational!

I pinned this dress a few months ago and since my Friday morning was consumed with
shopping, I decided it would be the perfect dress to whip up quickly in the afternoon before date night #1!
I used McCalls 6112 and a super soft blue cotton jersey from JoAnns. The top is view C and the skirt is view B. I'm not usually a fan of sewing with jersey but this went together so well and so quickly (about 1/2 hour all together!), plus it's super comfy! Perfect for eating a ton of enchiladas and margaritas...
Here's a picture of me in front of the Blue Star bus...
And another, not great picture from when I got home so you could actually see the top of the dress. I wore it sortof one shoulder because the neck opening is pretty large and wants to fall off your shoulders anyway.
In other news, one of my Friday shopping stops was at ATT to pick up my new IPhone. When I went to get a new case, I of course had to get one inspired by my love of fabric ;)
Now I'm off to finish up dress number 2 before dinner and drinks with some fabulous old friends! Stay tuned...


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October 16, 2011 at 3:58 AM delete

Blue is definitely your signature colour. Wish I'd ordered this pattern in my last batch from the BMV sale

October 16, 2011 at 8:30 PM delete

I have been making a lot of blue things lately, and I'm about to start one more!