Friday, March 27, 2015

Stitch, stitch, stitch... Ahh...

What a nice feeling. I missed sewing!


My husband and I have been fixing up a house and we've been staying there for about a month now. It's been totally fun, but I started to really, really miss my sewing room. I finally went and got some UFO's to work on.

Most of last year was spent in the 19th and 20th centuries, so, it's been a while since I've been in the 1700's, and I really missed it!

I took some time today to get moving on my chintz dress remake. It's coming along!


The sleeves are pinned and ready to be attached and the shoulders fitted. The fronts are basted and ready to be stitched, and the skirt panels are hemmed, ready to be stitched to the bodice. They still have the pleats from before, so hopefully I can easily adjust them to fit the remade bodice. 

Is it bad that I kind of hate the fabric now? It's a little too... bold? I dunno... I will finish it, though!

5 comments:

  1. I think you could put some contrasting ruched trim to your bodice to take the focus off the 'bold' fabric (though I love this fabric!)

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  2. This is gonna be wonderful ♥

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  3. Can't wait to see the finished result.

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  4. Thanks! It's done, so I'll have to post about it soon.

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