Eating room

Bluedress In anticipation of Thanksgiving I decided I needed a new eating dress.  You know, stretchy, comfy and plenty of room.

Enter Simplicity 3678 and some cotton/lycra in a peacocky blue.  This dress was super easy, it took about an afternoon to stitch up.  The only mods I made to the pattern were to make the sleeves 3/4 length (to keep them out of the gravy) and shortened it a smidge to knee grazing length.  Oh yeah, then I sewed in my label.

Specs:  Simplicity 3678, about 2 yards of cotton/lycra 60" wide fabric from Stone Mountain and Daughter, pattern rated easy on my personal hardness scale.

I’m thinking of pie already.  Yeah for stretch!

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21 responses

  1. Okay, the minute I saw the title of your post and the dress I started laughing. What a great idea. And this is the cutest “eating room” outfit I have seen yet. I just might have to whip up one as a top for the very same reason. Happy eating!

  2. It’s gorgeous! I’m impressed that you actually dress up for Thanksgiving. It’s roomy jeans and long-sleeve tees all the way, over here.

  3. I too laughed – but in all seriousness, I think it’s a good idea! I mean, you can’t offend anyone and not taste a bit of everything. And one must be comfortable at the table…That is a great dress, pretty cool it sew up so easily and quickly.

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