Yes it really does freak me out. I have been invited to a 70's party, the theme in particular is Austin Powers eek!
As soon as we got the invitation I thought, Great I'll just sew something right up. Now ladies, I am a 50's girl not a 70's so i have nothing in my stash, so i thought I would get a pattern. Mini dresses do not appeal to me as they are so short. I'm sure there will be enough flesh on display with out me embarrassing myself. Its like Halloween, all the girls (except me) dress rather shall we say skimpy. So. this is the pattern I bought, Simplicity 8233. I plan on making view 4, the jumpsuit.
I have a few concerns as I am a pear shape, I don't think its going to be particularly flattering, secondly the amount of fabric that it will need, I think this is going to be an expensive costume as I wont be wearing it in real life. What type of print should I go for? I'd rather go for a solid print but I've been told its not 70's enough. Or do you think I should go for view 1 and just make it a little longer or wear thick tights? Any suggestions or ideas would be most helpful.
Thanks for reading.