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Sewn: Style Arc Talulah Dress

Well hello out there! And welcome to 2019 everyone!

Here's a project I finished way back in the summer, in preparation for wearing this fall and winter - an amazing case of sewing ahead of the season. It's the Talulah dress, from Style Arc Patterns. I usually sew in season, but I'd been wanting to make this pattern for a while, and the urge struck on one of the hottest weekends of the year. So I cut it out and stitched it up.

I have nothing but good things to say about this pattern! This is the size 14, my size according to the Style Arc size chart, and I didn't change a thing. My most common fitting adjustments are shortening the bodice length, and a full bust adjustment, but I chose to do neither. If I make this dress again, I think I might shorten the bodice, and add the length back at the hem, just to get the fullness of the gathers to sit a bit higher on my hip. But that's definitely more of a style adjustment than a fit one.

There is a slightly shaped centre …

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