Happy New Year to you all! Hope the new year brings lots of joy and sewing, sewing friends 🙂
Today I’m finally blogging my last make of 2016, a lace and satin gown I made for my firm’s black tie Christmas party. I’m really pleased with how it turned out and a couple of people on Instagram wanted more details so I thought it might be worth a blog post!
Here’s how it turned out:
Pattern: Vogue 2251 by Vera Wang (out of print)
Fabric: A sparkly gold lace underlined with a pale silk satin, for the bodice (both from Goldhawk Road) and a mink-coloured satin from Jersey Vogue in north London for the skirt. I used the same satin as the skirt for the neck binding.
Here’s a better view of the lace (before final pressing of that centre waist seam!):
Sizing/Alterations: I cut a size 12…
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