|Artwork by Steven Tabbutt.|
The original mini dress I had made was now too small, too short and just unappealing. I liked the fabric pattern though, and that was all I had of it. I dismantled the boxers, but also wanted some contrasting fabric for inserts. The only thing I could come up with from my stash was a rather subtle pinstripe.
Then came the engineering. yikes! This part took weeks of trial and error. Having a limited amount of both fabrics added to the suspense. Could she do it? Did I mention lots 'o seam ripping action? Toward the home stretch, the how-about-this-how-about-that syndrome kicked in big time.
And then it all came together, "hey what about those metal red crescent moon buttons I bought in Paris 20 years ago?!"
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