Hot Patterns Cha-Cha-Cha Dress
I finished one of the dresses today. Pattern review is HERE.
I love how it came out. It's a little loose through the armsceyes, like it doesn't sit up in my armpit like it should. I have no idea how to change that. But it's not a style I'm likely to make again, since I don't wear dresses much at all. Even so, it was really fun to make.
Here's a neckline closeup. I used some Bemberg lining to make the bias tape for the neckline, which helped reduce the bulk a little. The fabric was a nightmare, I had to change needles about three times before I figured out I needed a sharp instead of something for knits. The serger was going chunka,chunka, the whole time -- but no thread breaks -- I love that machine!
Now I must fight the urge to go spend big bucks at the Hot Patterns site, this dress was really fun.