My sister’s dress has reached her now, so I can show the whole thing on the blog! It’s Vogue 2218, a two piece dress pattern with a lot of sleeve and neckline variations. We picked the sleeveless boat neck version.
In passing, I found it really difficult to take decent photos on the dressform. Some of this is the time of year. I get up in the dark and come home in the dark at the moment; daylight is weekends only! But I think some of it is that clothes just look much better on a real body.
This is a good pattern. It’s very versatile and you can make it as simple or as complicated as you like. It was a long project for me because of the fabric choice but it wouldn’t have to be if made in a solid. It’s a shame it’s gone out of print.
Next time (daylight and snow permitting) pictures of a project that’s the complete opposite of this one: a quick knit dress in an alarmingly sparkly fabric. I’m all about the frosting.