Project Runway that escaped me

Armhole & YokeI finally finished my dress. This has been what seemed like an endless journey of ups and downs and much blood, sweat and tears. Sewing the bodice and the yoke was an experience in itself, all was going well and the end was in sight when to my horror the material didn’t suit the full skirt and subsequently made my lower half seem rather large. So back to the drawing board I went, zip was out, the bottom half was unpicked and turned into something more flattering then it had to be put back together again, matching seams, pleats and darts so it all looks just right. The zip finally went back in, the yoke was sewn again, hem was done and this is the finished article.

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4 thoughts on “Project Runway that escaped me

    • Thank you! This dress is the first attempt at the Project Runway dress, I had it almost finished and had to take it to bits and start again. By the time I had finished I had fallen out of love with it, I’m still not talking to it yet.

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