Saturday, 18 June 2011

A little something new


I have just finished university, no more lectures, no more essay, time to start real life. But before that we had the graduation ball, so of course a new little dress was required.

I’m not great when it comes to sewing stuff for myself, I get impatient when I know its only me wearing stuff, the number of short and skirts I have held together with safety pins because I couldn’t bothered with that last little button.

I made a bit more of an effort with this though, even bought matching thread and zip, and sewed on the hook and eye. I’m sure I would still have put more effort in if it had been for someone else, but it served its purpose.

And it was a challenge, there were several new factors to work with. The fabric, it being one shoulder, the draping. I was making it up as I went along, so its not perfect, but I’m pretty pleased with it.

I drafted the pattern from my measurements, and I think the fabric is georgette with cotton lining. I must learn to ask the market sellers what I’m buying, my knowledge of fabric names needs some work.

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