So I finally got around to making that dress that I mentioned ages ago. It's a Built By Wendy pattern... Simplicity #3692.
Now that I've made my first dress, I can't believe how easy it was and I feel stupid for being intimidated by the idea of making clothes.
For this dress I used bamboo jersey in a heathered dark purple color. The pattern has 3 options -- A, B and C. A is an a-line dress with short sleeves, B is a 3/4 sleeve tunic style shirt and C is a sleeveless top with a gathered elastic bottom. I made a combo of A and B -- a dress with 3/4 length sleeves.
The most taxing part of this project was the sewing of the sleeves but even that wasn't really too troublesome.
Here is a photo of me in the finished product: