Sunday, 8 September 2013
Vintage style dress
I said I would post a picture of the vintage dress from last week with the owner wearing it and she was happy for me to do so so here it is. It looks much better with a body in it as it is halter neck and hanging it on a hanger just didn't do it justice
I love the cherry fabric that she chose ( apparently it was found on ebay) and I think the style really suits her figure. Here is a picture from the side.
She bought the underskirt from china so here it was out of the packet and bit bunched up and will need a bit of a steam to get the layers hanging nicely. She came earlier in the week and she was going to be wearing it to a wedding yesterday, I hope she had a great time.
I was back at work this week so I feel I have not done enough sewing, I always feel it takes me a week to get back into to it after a holiday my body needs to adjust to someone else's enforced routine rather than my own ( Oh to be able to work from home full time, Sigh!) I have some grey fabric which is plain and also some which has little horses on and I hadn't decided up to now what I was going to do with it well now I have.
However this looks like it is made of jersey and my fabric is cotton so I will do a side fastening I think with buttons or a zip I must get these done this week. I have to go now my son wants me to make him a picachu toy!
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