Like so many of us out there, I have cracked open my Viva Las Vegas sewing! I wanted to start with this skirt pattern, which I plan on Chevron’ing for the actual event (as pictured in the pattern).
The skirt itself is very easy to sew. I will say that the skirt is SO LONG. I am 5’7, all leg – and even I look a little on the Amish side. If you want it to be closer to the illustration, I suggest you measure and then cut appropriate.
It’s been a while since I posted here.
I made this dress just the other week. A few details:
Pattern: Simplicity 3835 from the 40′s – early in the decade I think, but can’t be sure.
Fabric: Pastel green sheer with white floral flocking – possibly nylon? New Japanese made fabric bought from one of the little shops on Sydney Rd Brunswick.
Notions: A heap of snaps and 3 tiny hook & eyes.
Cost: About $13 – $5 p/m for the fabric – I used just about 2m. Snaps were probably about $3 – they’re so expensive here and I use heaps of them. Need to buy them in bulk from somewhere!
….more details and pics on my blog