Yes, it’s another Tiramisu. Number three, in fact. One and two were the first garments I blogged about after restarting this blog back in January and I think I raved about them then. I love this pattern so much. Despite them being less than perfect (my errors, nothing to do with the pattern) they have ended up being some of the most worn garments in my wardrobe. Me Made May confirmed this for me, and May is also knits month in Emily and Cindy’s Stash Busting Challenge, so to keep me going in the final days of the month I decided to make another. I have had this lacey print knit fabric, some kind of cotton I think? in my stash since last year. It’s fairly thick and feels good quality and quite substantial with a nice weighty drape. I originally got it on Ebay but I can’t find a link. You can see the print better here:
The background colour is cream rather than white, which I think makes it a little more flattering. Anyway it was the obvious choice for a Tiramisu. I think I mentioned before that the sizing on this pattern is not the conventional sizing, based as it is on your high bust and cup size. This is genius. As before I cut a 30 D and it fits perfectly.
I used ready made stretch bias binding from Minerva Crafts, which saved me some time. All in all, after cutting it out it took about two hours to make, if that. No major issues putting it together either, so quite a boring post I’m afraid. So to make up for it you get to see me dance to Violent Femmes:
Wait for it……I’m working up to it – look, pockets!
No, I’m not picking my skirt out my butt, I’m dancing…
I wore this dress last week and it does everything it is supposed to. I was comfortable all day and was able to dress it up with heels to meet friends and down with boots for a walk on the beach. As soon as I get over my self imposed pattern and fabric buying ban I’m buying Pavlova and Hummingbird. And have you seen the upcoming Red Velvet? I need….