Monday, 16 December 2013

Still here in 1912

It's about time I turn my attention back to these fabulous patterns. This dress E 4016 is next despite everything I might have planned earlier. 
This is the top layer, the collar with embroidery. I discovered that there was no easy overlap between the left and right side of the pattern. So as I marked the fabric I added a few circles to match up the pattern. I added a little to the size this way but I was aware of it as I had enlarged the pattern already. 
I'm using a thin chocolate brown linen and an unbleached muslin for the contrasting fabric and collar. These two are a tiny bit see through, but with all the underwear that was used at the time I see no problem with that. I think this dress is going to look great.........on me if I'm lucky :)

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