Simplicity 2015 1080 Dottie Angel - charcoal with pink roses part 1

I still have a bunch of these lined up to sew.

This one is Joann Cloud 9 organic cotton in pink mod roses on charcoal (dark brown/gray).  I was going to do sour green binding and pink buttons but decided I wouldn't wear it as much and went with black instead.

The print is pretty big--two and a half inches from the center of one rose to the next, diagonally--so I decided to fussy-cut the pockets so the print would match (mostly) and the dress wouldn't look lopsided.

It's not perfect but it worked pretty well: