The Pattern: Simplicity 2895 (1940s)
The Results: With this pattern and the fabric remnant, Mark made a beautiful dress for his younger sister. I love it! The swirly, twirly ballerina length is perfect.
It wasn't a perfect fit, though, for his sister, who is 6'1" (and looks like a fashion model, don't you think?). So he took a pattern from the 1960s and was determined to re-purpose the fabric into a jacket!
The Pattern: McCall's 7593 (1960s)
Pocket close-up (I think making the pockets bias-cut was totally inspired):
Neat use of hooks-and-eyes make for a slim closing:
Mark, as always, is inspired by fashion. You can see a post about a recent winning illustration of his here. And if you are on Instagram, you can follow him here.