"Brigitte" is the name of a dress. She is a lovely high-waisted sleeveless dress, which has been one of my favorites. I've sewed it twice, with a cotton satin and a polyester shantung for summery weather. This time I made this dress for winter, with this gorgeous pearly tweed, experimentally. I thought I'd wear it as more like a "jumper dress" so that I could keep myself warm without a sleeve in winter.
By sewing slightly(1~2mm) inside of the seam allowances, I made it a bit bigger than the original size, as I wanted to wear some layers underneath the dress. Actually it was very successful and I can wear a LOT without looking too bulky.
I really like this puffy skirt of the dress, and I thought the shape would be very pretty on wintry dress. I am very pleased how it turned out!
Though we have a quite mild weather both in winter and in summer, we are still in the middle of coldness. I hope my family don't catch the flu any more until the spring comes!
brigitte in winter
pattern: anneecotton* Brigitte
fabric: tweed fabric in cream, cotton/polyester/etc-blend, about 1.5x1.5m
other: fusible interfacing (thick&soft on neckbands)