What did you see peeking out from beneath my hot pink coat??
A floaty little pink dress.
I was so excited when I saw Simplicity's recent 1969 reprint, Simplicity 1059. Lovvve it. I even thought about sneaking it in as my 1970s creation, despite the date. But oh man am I happy that I went with the more challenging Simplicity 8013, because I have worn that dress way more than I thought possible (it's a floor length, long sleeved, 10-yards-of-fabric gown after all) in the past month.
All the while, this dress sat hanging unhemmed but otherwise complete.
I really liked this dress in theory, but when I tried it on to determine the length, I wasn't in love. This is a straight size 8 with no alterations. I cut between the 8 and 10 for my green rayon Simplicity 8013 and I think that's a better size for me, as I would rather this dress be just a bit looser. Also, the blush color, which I do love (and it's a paler shade of the color of the year, so...), made this particular dress look a little bit, I don't know... 80s?
Sorry for the wrinkles--rayon challis is a beast. Also: NOT warm enough for February. I quickly got these pictures and then shivered back into my coat.
A few more floaty little dresses to freeze in (but it's worth it), right?).
ps: i was really not a fan of roze quartz and blush as colors of the year at first, but i don't know, they're growing on me. i basically love any kind of pink, but i usually prefer warmer shades than rose quartz, which looks a bit grey to me.
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