Here is a stunningly posed shot of it on! I like to make the darts a little larger on the shoulder to create a more squared neck and I prefer 3/4 sleeves. This is the same dress I made here.
On the same trip, Mum had bought some red linen blend knit and when it was cut it had a hole in it, so the lady kindly gave us both pieces for the price of one. Out of the knit I made this tshirt. It is my made up pattern, and I made it longer in the front so I could wear it over my sports tights for those school mornings where I go straight to pilates.
There were decent 'scraps' left from both projects so I had a bit of a play and made this top. A mixture of both that should be good for winter - with black pants etc.This was all put together with scraps of what I had but basically like this:
Oh the professionalism! If you stumble over one of these old vogue patterns in an op shop somewhere, pick it up because it is a beauty!