Archive for May, 2010
And cut a whole new dress from an old one instead of slaving to make the old one fit.
Thank you, Cynthia Rowley, my new go-to girl. I think I own all her Simplicity patterns now.
I’m using a variation of this 2584 tunic. The A neckline, the B length and none of the sleeves.
Of course, I had to reverse the front and back, so the back pieces of the new dress are cut from the front of the old one. Which means I almost had a patch pocket on my tush.
Was it Anne of Green Gables who talked about the pansy having a cheery face?
As of one week ago, this is about all you can grow for real in Chicago still. Though it has been the warmest April in 30-some years.