I’d planed to be finished with the 1930s Christmas dress by now, but life, work and karma apparently do not approve.
The good things:
I have yet another week left until Christmas, and have all confidence I will finish in time.
The not so good things:
I must have had a black out while pattern drafting since I decided to skipp the waist darts and only use the side seams for waist shaping. You would thought 10 years of pattern making for my curvy body would have tought me something about proper fitting to my shapes. I’m currently busy shortening the bodice length and adding darts to both bodice and skirt.
My design decision to change the bow at the waist to a belt, turned out to be more trouble then anticipated. Since the only store in out town with good sewing notions recently closed, and I couldn’t find anything I liked to a reasonably price on the internet. Guess the bow will have to do. Perhaps I can ad a separate belt later.
Lets get back to the sewing machine…