I used an old jumper that had shrunk in the wash but didnt look like it was and a piece of wool flannel the same colour left over from last year when I made some warm pants.
Its not as flattering as these dresses I made but its really warm and im thinking
ill be able to throw it on with just about everything I have. Excuse the fact that I do not know where to place my arms so end up holding my stomach during photos. Probably a left over mannerism from being pregnant on and off for so many years?
The jumper is cut on an angle so that it will stay up ( measure chest )
but then fold back over without being too clingy.
The wool is cut out on the bias ( 45 degrees ) and I just cut it slightly a-line,
then curved the side seams for interest.
I left the hem edges raw as im familiar with this fabric and it wont fray readily.
The top folds back over itself
so I stitched halfway along reversing the seams so they wont show on the outside.
I zig-zagged the edge of the jumper
Then put a piece of ribbon I love on for straps.
I placed them on directly over my bra to make sure bra straps wont be seen because
im planning on wearing this with only a jacket for evenings.
Im off to see what you all were up to over at Kirsty's as ive been a tad too busy to peek til now.