A simple a-line dress, with front and back darts, side zip, options for a gathered or pleated skirt, and bateau neckline, Simplicity 8294 is lovely to sew and wear.
spending $16 on Made by Rae's "Wash Dress" was quite a splurge. The risk was worthwhile, however: after making three versions of it, the Washi pattern has become a staple in my wardrobe.
Overview From the picture on the pattern envelope, this dress looks like everything I want in a summery frock: breezy, light, and with good options for sleeves (or lack thereof) and length. I made this version out of a bedsheet I had in my workroom (and apparently channeled my inner cheesy-grinned four-year-old when my husband… Continue reading Pattern Review: Simplicity 8231