Remember way back in November I talked about doing a Mad Men Sew-Along with Presser Foot? Well, I finished my dress in the middle of December and wore it to a Christmas cocktail party around that time. I didn't like the pictures I took of it at the time but haven't gotten around to taking more, so I thought I would at least show you what I've got. If I get around to taking more, I'll post them.
I used chartreuse taffeta and a lace overlay for the bodice and skirt. I made a sash, hem and collar just from the taffeta. It is hard to see but I did the pearl button detail down the skirt that I mentioned on my initial sew-along post. On the back I used a vintage button at the top of the neck and a removable broach to hold the sash in place.
I used the pattern for the most part but I made up the collar, added the sash and lengthened the sleeves. It fits like a glove and I really love it. It was festive without being costume like. And I swear it isn't this shiny in person.