It is such a cute thought. The cinched waist, the curved seams and the angled neckline.
It should be so perfect with a white organza lace overlay on top of white linen.
I wore it to Austin.
OK, I finished it on the way to Austin.
Without much time under the critical eye.
Everyone thought it was cute and told me how much they liked the fabric.
"Bless your heart"
*that's southern for "you silly fool"*
Something is just off.
OK, I was in a hurry and didn't use any interfacing. First mistake!
But, the proportion is just wrong.
I love the fabric. I love the idea.
I think I need to add an inch above the waist and 2" below the waist. at least.
The interfacing will help. Fortunately this lace organza overlay is about 10 years old and I have a couple of yards left over. Yes, I said a couple left over.
So will the diet. I have finally finished my last work deadline until August and I am pledging to lose 20 pounds by then.
No more 10 hour days.
No more working weekends.
No more excuses!
Pattern making: copying a complicated dress - In the interest of completeness I decided to do a blog post on this dress, which doesn't photograph very well at all but is interesting nonetheless. One of...
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