From the moment I saw the Scirocco Dress pattern, I knew we were destined to be together. I was smitten, and more importantly, I knew the budding sartorialist in my house would be too.
I know, right?!
I used Kaffe Fassett shot cotton in spruce. It’s really true that photos just can’t convey how lovely these fabrics are. It’s green, it’s blue, it’s both. And so very soft.
It sounds trite, but the Scirocco really is the perfect mix of elegant and playful. That twisty back? Good grief.
The pattern is rated advanced beginner, and that might be true if the instructions/illustrations were a bit more detailed. It took me for-ev-er to figure out how it was telling me to finish the bodice shoulders. I ended up at a Crafterhours tutorial I pinned a while back and discovered, as is always the case, that I was so very close. The tutorial mentions that when you pull the straps out the bottom of the bodice, you have to keep pulling past the point where you think you should. Aha.
Oh yeah, I’ve got more of these planned.