Pleats roughly draped and pinned to my skirt.
Best color match.
Pre-Burda magazine instructions:
The skirt and back, definitely cut on the crosswise grain. Cut the whole dress with vertical slubs, when the slubs usually run horizontal?
I leafed through the magazine, and these color fashions caught my eye:
I assembled the pattern this morning. That leaves the afternoon to make a muslin. I’ll try it unadjusted first, except to make the waist 2″ larger. Since I plan to wear a girdle with this dress, I’ll fit over that.
(Beach PJ’s and sun jacket all cut out, laying in wait.)