November 10, 2016
Check out the ThReD and Needles group projects HERE for the month of October. I decided to use one of my favorite colors ReD…to start my project.
In my pursuit for the right fabric/hides, I was open to real or faux for the perfect combination. I searched high and low for the perfect color leather and I think that I found it! I landed on this fabulous warm ReD colored leather that I found online. I have never purchased leather online and was a little nervous as to whether I had enough or not. Rightfully so, I had to buy one more hide to make my project feasible. I used EVERY inch of the hides (4 in total) to make this dress!
I made my dress using Vogue Pattern V8897 with the following changes:
- Omitted the collar
- Shortened the length
- Omitted the front panel topstitching
- Added lining
- Added side seam pockets
- Added panel to the back and grommet details
I would love to get your feedback! Please don’t forget to check out the ThReD and Needles Sewing Group projects HERE.