I had to scrap the yellow pin dot dress (the fabric wasn’t working with the pattern and it was awfully yellow), and while putting it in the “fail bin” I noticed a chambray dress I’d scrapped two summers ago. I put that one away because I couldn’t figure out the placket; but in the last two years I’ve made plenty of plackets like that so I finished it up over the weekend:
I can’t place the pattern exactly–maybe early 70’s? Here’s the envelope:
It’s not the best dress I’ve ever made but it will be fine to wear to the farmer’s market. I’m liking chambray a lot lately: I’ve bought trousers and a shirt made out of it (yay disposable income!), and now I have this. The fabric reminds me of The Grapes of Wrath.