This dress is made from the leftover fabric when I was finished with my AG Millie Halloween dress. This silk was the background/lining for that dress.
The bodice for this dress is from this Special Occasion Dress from Jenwrenne.wordpress.com. It is designed as a one-strap dress, but to make a sort of tank top version of it, I cut the fabric on a fold with the center of the pattern on the fold, so when I am done I have two straps! The skirt is the skirt portion of the free pattern from Carpatina.com, here. I lengthened it 4 inches.
This dress didn’t exactly turn out as expected, that’s why the title says “First Attempt”. I accidentally sewed over the sash when I attached the skirt to the bodice, causing the sash to fold over. Oops 🙂 Also, the ties in the back are a little too short.
So that was the first attempt! More dresses soon!