I know I'm supposed to share my upcoming sewing plans for the next 2 months but I'll have to postpone them because I'm in the middle of an EMERGENCY right now!!!! Mother's Day is Sunday and I NEED A NEW DRESS!!!! That's right, need! LOL! Mother's Day is such a SPECIAL day so I like to look my best. So I've been on the hunt a bit this evening and ended up getting into a discussion of my ideas with my Hubby. It ended up being a rather humorous conversation to say the least.
So I showed him this dress idea.......
The following conversation ensued.....
Me: Yeah, I was thinking of making this dress for Mother's Day and using this red and black checkered fabric. What do you think?
Hubby: Yeah......it (the pattern) looks like a glorified bathrobe!!!
Me: (Blinking)....What? I happen to find this very stylish and the bold pattern would make it pop!
Realizing this dress really wasn't going to work for the occasion, I leave the room to go rummage in my sewing room for more ideas. I return to speak to him.
Me: Yeah, to be honest, I really wanted something floral for Mother's day.
Hubby: Yeah that sounds much better than something with a computer grid on it.
Me: (Scoffs sarcastically) What a computer grid? It's not that bad!!! .............Well that's why I always ask your opinion.......(laughing) I know you're going to be completely honest with me!
I LOVE having conversations like this with my Hubby! I get to brainstorm with him and he provides me his opinion. I appreciate his honesty. And because of it I didn't end of settling for a quick dress pick out of desperation (for the record I totally plan to make the Vena Cava dress but not for Sunday). Besides he's WAY nicer than my 4 year old daughter. She has a really good fashion sense for her age. Between the both of them I know both of them won't let me leave the house looking like a hot mess!!!
So I did another search through my closet and patterns and tracked down a pattern and fabric that I really liked. This is what I came up with.
But before I go, I have to know---Who do you turn to for "brutal honesty" regarding your fabric and pattern choices or clothes in general???