Thursday, August 27, 2009
Do You Shift or Sheath?
Fall! Fall! Fall 2009 Sewing is in the queue!
The shift dress can sometimes be mistaken for the sheath dress. Especially when there is a little more shaping in the waist area. The truth is they produce to very different silhouettes and more or less attention to the waistline.
Shift has no waist shaping or seam. In other words is comfortable to wear, kind to the waistline and very versatile.
Sheath is designed to tightly fit the body. Can be short and sexy.
I like both style of dress. But at times I find myself somewhere in between not wanting the dress to be too tight and a little more shapely than the average shift.
This fall/winter I plan to make two Vogue sheath styled dresses.
Which do you prefer? The shift or the sheath?