The “Starry Night” Dress
Fabric: John Kaldor polyester knit remnant from Fabrics Galore, London
Pattern: McCall’s 5974
Time to complete: About 7 hours
First worn: Today
Wear again? Definitely
Total price: £6
This week’s challenge had me stumped! Having missed a few weeks challenges recently, I still wasn’t feeling particularly creative this week. So I needed something easy that would break my creative lull. This week I was inspired by the brush strokes of the impressionists and particularly the post impressionist artist Van Gogh, who incredibly only sold one painting during his lifetime!
Vincent Van Gogh – Starry Night
As luck would have it, I just happened to have something similar in my stash that reminded me of the distinctive brush strokes that Van Gogh uses in his paintings. I had a blue and white polyester (I think) knit that I picked up a while ago in the remnants bin. It’s the same dress pattern as my ‘Made this Look’ challenge but this time I had plenty of fabric left over for the waist tie.