Seamstress but not a Fashionista

Ok, I don’t know how I fit into the sewing world.  I’m not a fashionista,  a trend setter or even particularly creative, I don’t care for the current styles and I don’t follow the crowd. but I do love to sew!!

I’ve been working on an outfit to wear to an outside wedding.  I’m really stepping outside myself on this outfit, because I usually like stuff that is dark in color and a tad too big.  Yes! I tend to try and hide in my clothes so no one will see me. lol

I’m made New Look 6843 (the red skirt).  A basic “A” line.  I had to lengthen it about 7 1/2″.  No other alterations were necessary.

This is the fabric I used.

I am currently making a trench coat to go with this skirt.  Trench coats are probably supposed to be outer wear, but not this one 🙂

McCalls M5816

I’m making this in a white linen look fabric. My fashionista SIL says I should put big black buttons on it and wear the outfit with black shoes.

I thought I’d have to do a Full Bust Adjustment, but it doesn’t look like I’ll have to.  I did re-position the bust darts.  I’ll post pics of the completed outfit when it’s finished.

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2 thoughts on “Seamstress but not a Fashionista

  1. white with black buttons and heels would be really cute! I’m at a loss as to which shoes to wear with my burda dress for the wedding we’re going to. Guess I’ll have to try them on (novel idea, huh?) hahahaha

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    1. Jaime, are you going to post a picture of the complete outfit when you decide which shoes? I have black shoes, but not the style for this outfit. Guess I’ll have to go shoe shopping 🙂

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