Confession: I’ve spent an unmentionable amount of time swooning over Orla Kiely’s fashion line. Somehow, her dresses are almost what, as a child, I would have imagined wearing when I grew up – do you know what I mean? There’s such a sense of fun about them.
Sadly, they’re well out of my financial league, but just maybe within my sewing powers – here’s what I’ve got my beady little eye on:
As long as I can figure out a way to add that little nick in the neckline, the rest is all here, with shorter sleeves and a lighter, brighter green:
(‘Apple Basket’ 100% cotton fabric by Nutex)
I just need a more-or-less matching green plain to do the hem, collar and waist tabs. I’ve got this Friday off work, and guess what? I’m going fabric shopping. Wish me luck…