Dye and Smock the Butterick 6169

IMG_1121Another week, another Pattern Review Sewing Bee project! This week’s challenge was HARD. What made it harder is that they gave us 10 days for the challenge, meaning I could hem and haw for a looooong time before committing to a technique. I tried lots of different things. I tried a very challenging pattern, but had fit issues. I tried a cool embroidery technique, but that didn’t go anywhere. Finally I had to make up my mind and I decided to dye my fabric and add detail with smocking. Continue reading