Monday, September 29, 2014
It is hard to see the pattern lines with all this colorful owls around so here is a look at the pattern:
But what I am proud the most is the inside. I added facing to the neck line and used bias bindings on all seams.
Monday, September 15, 2014
sailor dress ) is softer and I think it stretches and drapes better. Once again I did a continuous binding at the neck line and I cut the front panel seams and did the gatherings a second time. I start to find it important to keep all the extra fabric around the bust and not close to my belly.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
I am not 100% sure what I did wrong ( maybe the fabric, maybe the fit, maybe just poor sewing skills ) but it didn't turned out as great as in my imaginations. I feel like the gatherings in the front panel pop a little to much at the bust area and shape of the neck line is not my favorite. I tried to change it a little and I used binding all around it but is not how I wanted it. Also the fabric is not very stretchy and because of the that the sleeve is a bit to tight.
I used this fabric for a gift project earlier this year and I am happy to have a little more room in my fabric stash closet even if not much.