A Pucci inspired Moneta
Miss Crayola Creepy 8:58 PM Completed project
Let's make one thing clear: this is Moneta number one of many. I love this pattern and I love the fabric I got from Mood. This would have been my "signature style" look for Project Sewn had I made it that far in the competition. A 1960s Pucci style print, paired with a pattern from one of my favorite companies, in a knit fabric. That just screams "me," at least I think so. Yes, it's a simple look and not as complicated as the other outfits in the competition, but this is me and how I dress.
This dress was a dream to sew. As usual I found Colette's directions to be straightforward, but I did need to reference Devon's sewalong posts when it came to attaching the clear elastic at the waist. Sometimes photos are the only way I can wrap my mind around a new technique and I was very grateful to be able to learn from a pro on the world wide web! I wasn't brave enough to try and attach the elastic with my serger, so I used my machine somewhat successfully. I'm far from an expert at using it and need to practice sewing it into a few more garments. Oh, I wasn't sure where to buy clear elastic locally and ended up buying it on Etsy and was happy with the price and product.
The neckline is a little loose and needs to be taken in a bit, so the paper pattern was adjusted for Moneta number two. The bagginess doesn't bother me enough to not wear it though!