Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Seeing Spots Dress

Hello Readers. I hope you are well. I found this spotted dress at a clothes swap. It caught my eye because of the muted colors and the cute dots. I thought it was so pretty when I saw it folded and sitting on a table. 
When I put it on, I changed my mind. SO many spots! It's like I got hit on the head.

It is really nicely made. It is fully lined, even in the sleeves. I love the color scheme.

Look at that built in cami. Someone did a great job with this dress, but those dots are making me dizzy.

Is that one big orange dot in a weird place or is it just me?

I removed the entire skirt. You can see the built in lining that was underneath. The entire dress is super soft and stretchy. These spots are just so overwhelming.

I trimmed the skirt edges so it was even. It basically made a big circle.

Snip, snip, snip.

So, I had a cute colorful polka dot scarf. I still love the colors and the design is so much nicer in a smaller dose. 

Short or long, you decide.

Thanks for reading, now go make something fun for yourself.


jenny_o said...

Great idea. I love some materials until I get them on and realize there is TOO MUCH :) It's hard to tell from the photo but at first I thought you had made the top of the dress into a shrug and teamed it up with the perfect colour of t-shirt. Is the lining heavy enough to wear this piece like that? Of course there is still the strategically located orange circle to deal with. But we're sewers! We can come up with something to fix that, right?!

I Can Work With That said...

Hi jenny_o. I will have to go back and see if I can make a shrug out of the top of the dress. I never thought of that. You are clever! The lining is bright coral but very thin. I couldn't think of anything else to do with it all. Thanks for the idea.

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Like jenny_o said, I too, thought you had made it into a shrug! I hope that you did do that! Great inspiration as always! Hazel x

I Can Work With That said...

A shrug would be a great idea!