My first finished item of 2013...is the same as it was in 2012! This is view A of Jamie Christina's mission maxi.
It was over 40 degrees in Melbourne when I wore this to work on Friday so I've only got an inside photo and it was difficult to photograph this beautiful bamboo jersey. It's a fabulous tangerine colour and it's so soft and slinky and smooth, but boy does it have some stretch. For this pattern I usually add 5 inches at the hem to get the length right. This time I cut off 2 inches because the weight of the fabric pulled it so far down.
There's really not much to say about this pattern. It's a great pattern, it goes together quickly and I'd highly recommend it if you're thinking about sewing a maxi dress.
I wouldn't normally wear something this casual to work (we don't even have casual Fridays), but the CEO relaxes the dress code between Christmas and the first executive meeting of the new year. I've got some bright shorts on the go, can't wait to show them to you, they're coming along really well.