Tuesday, December 20, 2016

It is all in the planning...

I have a High Tea to attend in January.
I need a new dress.
My #1 Posh Frock needs work (skirt removed, waist lifted, new darts sewn)
Yawn...
My #2 Posh Frock is packed to be re-homed.  

I was going to alter my #Posh Frock like a good little Barbara but my Jed is no Tom.

'Why don't you make a new one'?

So, Lovelies, what do we think?

While pursuing Style Arc (lovely patterns) I found this. Zara was very enthusiastic.
Image from Pinterest
With length, obviously, and I don't think I will need the jacket in January but I may later...
I will probably use this pattern as I can put all my measurements in and get a better fit.
#5166 Lekala
I purchased this from eBay.

What do think? Mutton dressed as lamb or can I pull it off?

xx N
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12 comments:

  1. I think that pattern/dress inspo is classy and elegant. Go for it!

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  2. In sheep terms not mutton Nicole - hehe! The style is a very classic one and you can certainly pull off a Pippa😄

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  3. I have no doubt you'll pull it off. The fabric looks gorgeous, can't wait to see it!

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  4. You can SO pull it off! The pattern outline looks like a really lovely and timeless piece...perfect for your capsule too! The colours in that fabric are just perfect for you. Looking forward to seeing the result.

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  5. You absolutely can! There's nothing mutton-as-lamb about such a classic style & fabulous fabric. Do eeeet! :) ...& AS IF you'd ever be muttoning anyway!

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  6. HELL YES!!! Mutton dressed as lamb? What is that nonsense. You will be sophisticated, classic, grown up, and SEXY. I cannot wait to see the final result!!

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