Read all about how peer pressure influenced the making of this dress here.
Last week’s pants sucked the life out of me (so I thought) and I just wanted a breather to get my act together —you know, and take care of my life “outside the seam allowances.” But, I just couldn’t walk away from Sergio and The Machine.
When Mena announced a late theme change (Green for St. Patrick’s Day standing in for the Pantone challenge which was moved two weeks out), at first, I just wasn’t feeling it. Pooped from marathon sewing and not particularly enthused about the color green, I figured this was my cue to hang back for a week.
While mulling over my decision (for some reason I couldn’t just make my choice to opt-out and be done with it, I had to circle the wagons and analyze the value of “quitting”), I assembled a collection of lovely green dresses from modcloth.com (who can always be counted on for an endless supply of inspiring or knock-affable dress styles) onto a Pinterest board.
Oh, that got the juices flowing. An hour and 25 dreamy dresses later, I was digging for fabric…ready for more stunt work.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! May your garments be greener than your bagels.