The sharper-eyed among you may have noticed that I had a new dress on in that picture with Justice O'Connor. I did! It's this one:
I'm pretty obsessed with Vogue 8728 at this point. For one thing, it's incredibly comfortable to wear. The gathers in the bodice and cap sleeves allow for a lot of range of motion in the shoulders — I never feel as if reaching up to grab something is going to result in a big "rriiiiiiipppp". The skirt's easy to wear, too (especially as I have — as is my wont — added ginormous pockets).
Here's a closer view of the bodice:
I know one of you lovely readers gave me the heads-up on this fabric, probably two years ago now. (I bought it on eBay, cue Weird Al.) Was it you? Thank you! (Take credit in the comments!)
So yeah I've made a few more of these recently. It's my new go-to. Watch for them all this week …