Skill Level: Intermediate
Her Blog: Miss Jackson Design
Her post about the pattern: Spring Macaron
What kind of fabric did you use? Light blue cotton for the shell, vintage hand-dyed kimono silk for the contrast and pockets. The whole thing was actually just a trial to use up some fabric I had lying around but it worked out really well.
How did you decide to reflect your personal style in the pattern? I just wanted to add a bit of flair to the dress since the cotton was so plain, then I came across the silk in a damaged kimono I was given, so I thought using that was a good way to make it more exciting.
What thoughts do you have about the project? The pattern is fantastic – a really nice cut, fit and feminine design, and I especially like the cute sleeves! I had to add a front and back seam in the contrast pieces due to a lack of silk, but hopefully it isn’t too noticeable. I love the dress and will definitely be making another version or using parts of the pattern for other projects soon.