I purchased this stretch suiting at Stonemountain & Daughter in Berkeley, California last year. I’m attracted to plaid fabrics but don’t often buy them because I don’t enjoy sewing plaid. The process of cutting out the fabric takes me FOREVER and I’m nervous the entire time. Once the last piece is cut I heave a sigh of relief.
I looked through my patterns for a dress that would be appropriate for plaid and didn’t have too many pattern pieces. I came up with this dress in the May 2017 Burda Style magazine. I found the style simple and sophisticated.
The pattern is well drafted. The instructions were more detailed than normal for Burda Style. I like that the dress is fully lined.
With this dress I’m officially on my way to sewing fall/winter clothes.