Sand Sea Dress
For the last dress in this collection, I went back to my favorite style ever--the shirt dress. While I made a deliberate effort to jazz up the Sand Sea dress from normal shirt dress fare this is the most comfortable dress I've ever built. It's built of flowy and effortless peachskin and I love the contrast of the pale pink collar and glittery pocket (I'll post a tutorial on how to hand-sew a sequin pocket later). If I had a 9-5 job, this is the dress I'd want to wear every day--no fuss, but no sacrifice of style either.
After using elastic for the Colorblock dress, I wanted to try it with a shirt dress. Again, the point was to make the waistline appear like deliberate gathers were placed there, instead of the awkward bunching you normally get with an elastic waist. I cut the extra fabric down to three inches and it felt right.
How might the Sand Sea work for you?