Well...now that Halloween has come and gone, it is time to start thinking Christmas! YAY! I love Christmas, the whole feeling that comes with the holiday season. Not the crazy, fight-over-the-parking-spot-at-the-mall feeling, but the homemade gift, baked-cookies-fresh-from-the-oven, family-get-togethers feeling. I am turning my mind to the holiday season, which for me, also means holiday dressing. NO...not stuffing (but there will be that too), but holiday dresses, and fancy parties.
I pulled a few patterns from my horrifically unorganized pattern stash (mental note for New Year's Goals!!), and narrowed my choices down to these:
I will definitely be making a short dress, the party I usually dress up for is essentially a fancy restaurant dinner and drinks - so any of the long ones will be shortened to knee length. I love the ease, fit and comfort of the knit dresses, but I think McCalls 5878 is really cute, but I will be lengthening it to suit my comfort level. That being said, I love the drama of a gorgeous back, but when I'm sitting down to dinner, you cannot see my back! The last Vogue is very dramatic, in a knit, and looks stunning from both front and back! Do you see my dilemma? I guess a lot will depend on what fabric I have available to me (aka what's in the fabric stash? - mental note #2 - another New Year's Goal!)
What do you think?