Guys, I told you I was working on some holiday dresses and here’s another slice of that pie. However with this dress, I feel I’ve got not only a holiday winner but can style through autumn too.

After seeing Kate from the Foldline’s vlog about July pattern releases I couldn’t help myself and make a Jazz dress from Ready to Sew. To quote Kate herself I saw it an thought ‘Yes I need it in my life’.
What’s great about this pattern is that it gives you various bodice and bottom options that you can Mix and Match. I think when I bought the pattern it was the jumpsuit version that seduced me but after looking and seeing some of the dresses that turned up (Kate’s included) I went with the dress.

Statment sleeves aren’t really my thing, but these really got under my skin, with dreams of litterally ‘having something up my sleeve’. I am... [read more]