I did a foolish thing last night that I've done about two or three other times, and even knowing that I would likely regret it, I still made the same mistake! I started sewing a dress for myself in the evening, thinking it was an easy pattern and would be completed by midnight. Then I stayed up until 2! And the sad thing was, I wasn't even able to finish it for church like I wanted to.
Here is the dress (at 2 am, as you can see from my tired eyes):
So I was pretty disappointed that this won't work. I even did a bunch of neat little tricks with adding a lining in the bodice and making sure all seams are enclosed so that it can be as professional and neat as possible. But, sigh, I need to take it all apart and cut out a new bodice. I used some pretty fabric with white dots, but you can barely see the dots anyway, so I'll just use some plain white cotton for the new bodice. I'm hoping I can adjust it well enough to wear for next Sunday. Oh, and I am debating about whether to add a ruffle or not on the bottom. The pattern has it as an option and I might do that just for a little extra length. I like below the knee and this one is the right length but hasn't been hemmed, so it will be shorter.