Tag Archives: darts

More creases and wrinkles

Here’s the bodice so far, with some alterations/hacks started. It is an improvement on the first version.  Progress hey?  Here’s what I did: Removed 5/8″ seam allowances from the neckline and armscye.  The neck still looks a little high so … Continue reading

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Let the search begin

I would love a dress form and could use one now more than ever.  The process of fitting my bodice block would be helped immensely by being able to walk around myself, stick pins in and so forth.  I just … Continue reading

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Bad sewing and fab fabric

I’m human and cannot cannot resist the wonderful temptation that a good fabric sale brings.  So, when The Curious Kiwi noted that a Wellington store was selling yardage for a song I went the very next day and bought a … Continue reading

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