Thursday, October 9, 2014

Signature Look - Project Run & Play

It's the end of yet another season of Project Run & Play and though I cut it close this week, I've managed to sew-a-long with each theme.  It's always fun seeing what everyone in the sew-a-long creates each week.



For my signature look, I changed things up this season.  I normally make some sort of tunic/hosh pants combo which is very much what Bean tends to wear on the regular.  Lately though, she's been asking for some twirly skirts so I thought I'd oblige.


I drafted (*affiliate link) a simple drop waisted dolman sleeved bodice and added two off-center circle skirt flounces.  Apparently my new signature style is hobo-chic since Bean wouldn't let me do anything with her hair, hehe.


The flounces are lined so when Bean twirls you can see a bit of the lining.  I think it'd be fun with a pop of color or with piping along the edges.


Speaking of fun, there is definitely a lot of twirl in this dress.  Bean was very excited.  I was excited because the bodice is fully lined, including the sleeves.  I sewed the sleeve mains and linings closed using the "burrito method" so they have a bit of structure.  I really like a nicely finished bodice.  What about you?

5 comments :

  1. I love how this turned out. That is a lot of twirl action for girls who love to twirl like mine do

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  2. It's beautiful! And it looks like she loves her twirly dress which is all that really matters in the end anyway :)

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  3. Adorable! I love the petal effect the skirt has. Really unique and beautiful.

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  4. That overlapping circle skirt is the coolest!

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  5. Love the overlapping flounces!

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