But then I found some white cotton, and decided that my original concept was flexible. Sorting through the buttons I found these:
So, before the adding of buttons and buttonholes (this required a change of sewing machine) this is where I was up to. Top front:
and top back:
It doesn't sit quite right on the dress form (too short in the torso) but it works for me.
All I needs do now is crank up the heating and take a photo.
Day one of MMM (me made march) has been a success, with woollen Thai style pants and a brown wool pencil skirt for a work appointment, but if I'm to get through a month of this I need to get cracking on something warmer.
Sadly, its about three degrees here now and snow has been forecast. Sigh.