Lately I have been binge watching the BBC's 'Death in Paradise', it's easy TV with a bit of a whodunnit, a bit of comedy and beautiful Caribbean scenery. Whats not to like? I'm also a bit in love with Catherine. She owns a bar, she doesn't take any rubbish from anyone and she always looks phenomenal. I know she is a fictional character, but her dress sense is right up my alley.
I was mooching around instagram as you do and came upon one of McCalls 'sew the look' posts.
And I was really interested in turning M7624 into something closer to the picture on the right, but also in my style. Something that Catherine would wear! I like the 3/4 narrow sleeve, I love all those little buttons running down the front.
This is going to be my next 'big' project since I expect it to involve a fair amount of work and I'm pretty sure I need to buy a rolled hem presser foot for my machine first.. I have a pair of trousers to make for my son before I can get started.
Part of me thinks this is sort of a bad idea, but I really want the dress ><