Nine Lives

I don’t think I ever posted this one, did I?

I made it for XOXO in Portland, around the same time as . The bodice is Simplicity 1577 with the collar altered to be Peter Pan, the skirt is the skirt from Butterick 8500 (as seen ). The fabric is from Superbuzzy — this particular colorway is sold out, but they have .

Here’s a closer look at the bodice:

And the side zip:

And the collar:

And the back:

It’s a little cutesy for someone of my advanced (and still advancing) age, but … [insert don’t-care-face here]. It’s definitely a fun dress, though. I wore it with a red cardigan and red Keds, and with the intention of eating lots of ice cream.

8 thoughts on “Nine Lives

  1. Crazy Cat Lady Dress, complete with crazy cats – I love it.

    I have forgotten the zip ratings, but that gets an A, surely!


  2. I don’t understand the whole ‘you’re too old to do that’ thing. Surely the older you get the less you should care about meaningless niceties and fitting in? That’s how it seems to work for all the fun people.


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