The “Martha” Dress
Fabric: a couple of metres of mint green cotton drill, with polka dots and cupcakes on it. Gift from my mother.
Pattern: Weigels 2106
Notions: 7 buttons from my stash
Time to complete: around 5 hours
First worn: to the Wellington sewing bloggers meet up!
Wear again?: yep
Total cost: free, since fabric and buttons were both gifts! :-)
Check it out – I have a dress with cupcakes on it! (Scarily enough, it’s not the first cupcake dress I’ve made. What can I say? I like cupcakes.)
And not only does it have cupcakes, it also has polka dots. And purple buttons.
And sure, it may be a little tight around the waist, but that was actually intentional as I figure it should fit fine in a month or so and then I’ll have a lovely summer dress to wear. And in the meantime, I can wear it with a belt and it’ll be fine, no?
This dress got it’s first outing on Sunday, for the first Wellington bloggers meet up. (Which was fantastic!) We met at Martha’s Pantry, where we indulged in cake and milkshakes and tea. So I’ve named this dress in honour of that fabulous cafe and the fun times there. And coz Martha’s make lovely cupcakes, and this dress is covered in them. Indeed.
Not the best weather today, so we’re stuck with inside photos, in which I attempt to hold up the ceiling. (It hasn’t fallen down on us yet, so clearly my attempt was successful.)
Like they say, never work with children and animals. They tend to gate crash photo shoots.