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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Death of the maxi dress

Well, I guess it can't die if it was never born, but anyway...

I'm not going to make the maxi dress.  I had ordered some rayon jersey print fabric before the maxi dress plan.  When it arrived, I remembered that my cheap-a$$ self only bought one yard.  Not enough for a full length dress.  I just can't find anything else in my stash that I love for a long dress.  (and I don't want to buy more summer fabric - 1) I have enough! and 2) by the time it would get here and made up, there'd only be like another month to wear it).  So yeah, no maxi dress for me.  :-(

I do have a knit top to show when I stop being lazy.  I'm going to try to modify it a bit, though.  I look pregnant in it, not to put too fine a point on it.  Not something you want after having a baby 7 weeks ago.  I'm not exaggerating either.  When I wore it, my husband instinctively patted my tummy in the morning (he thought for a second I was still pregnant).  NOT GOOD.  It's super cute, though, so I'm trying to save it.

Also, my trench is FINISHED except for buttons and buttonholes.  Of course, my little man got into my buttons and I can only find 7 of the 13 I need, so I need to do a massive sewing area clean-out/button-hunt or shlep to the fabric store with a toddler and a baby or wait until the weekend when Dadddy can watch them.


Remnant said...

Hi Jenny. I've never commented on your blog before. :)

Why don't you add the yard to two or three coordinating fabrics and make a splendid maxi dress?

Susan said...

I really want to make one, but it just doesn't seem to work out every time I try. Not in the cards for me either I guess.