this is the bodice of butterick 5324 : http://www.butterick.com/item/B5324.htm
i got it at joanns...$1.99 pattern sale thurs-sat this and next week!
i got a bunch of fabric sample books...thank you craigslist! and got inspired.
i used a larger piece of vintage upholstery fabric sample for the top but i've used it all up on the bodice so i need some feedback for the skirt. simple black? coral?
the front is decorative, (supposed to be) attached to a bodice of lining+facing. instead i used upholstery samples for the bodice which gave it a good weight instead of sewing interfacing to lining.
5 episodes of greys anatomy later i got this lovely bodice with patchwork lining
let me know what you think