Thursday, April 16, 2009
Pattern Review - Lutterloh Shift Dress and McCalls 5106
Finally, we have our very first pattern review on one of the dress styles from the Lutterloh pattern classes we held at our stores last month. Catherine has made up this classic stylish shift dress (Lutt. patt #03) in our beautiful Japanese 100% cotton weave 'Osaka Orange' - there were only slight tweeks Catherine needed to make to the pattern after her initial fitting, like taking in a bit more on the side seams at the hip to hem and pinching out a bit of extra gape at the neckline. I know Catherine was very pleased with the end result....
and looked fabulous when she wore this into our Chatswood store a couple of weekends ago - she paired the dress back with a great pair of peep-toe flats in the perfect burnt-orange and navy and this little bolero jacket - modified from McCalls pattern 5106. Obviously omitting the collar and shortening the sleeves, and body to sit just on the waist.So chic!