I've definitely caught the bug! By Hand London's Elisalex bodice is just amazeballs. So I had to make it again and this fabric was exactly what I'd had in mind for the pattern. Unfortunately it didn't arrive in time so I made my Joel Dewberry version first.
This fabric is some vintage upholstery - Savannah a screen print by Osprey on cotton satin. I totally fell in love with the mahooosive flower print. The moment my little eyes landed on the listing in eBay I knew it would be mine.
This time, I still managed to chicken out of making the dress with the intended tulip skirt! Barry said I should make it as an A-Line as he's not fond of the tulip shape. So I did and I must admit I quite like it with an A-Line skirt. I used New Look pattern A6053 for the skirt. Yup I feel like such a cheat, I really should be drafting my own skirts by now, especially one as simple as this!