I’m still burnt out after making this in 9 days (mostly evenings), 2 of which were spent on fitting the pattern, but I wanted to share it because I’m extremely proud of it.
There are many details in my PR review so I won’t bore you with more text, even though I could probably write at least 2 lengthy posts about this week.
2 bound buttonholes – one of them is almost invisiblle
Perfectly matching pocket flap
Almost perfectly matching welt
I underlined the bias cut velvet collar with a piece of interfaced light cotton
Insides before lining
Inside out – satin silk lining from the cloth house sale – £4/m
aligned horizontal lines
aligned vertical lines
Could’ve done better on the back
I absolutely love it!
I hope I get through to the final round (will find out tomorrow) and the last challenge is a pair of trousers. I’ve had a gorgeous pair of Burda (again!) jeans on my list for 2 years. 😀
Did you see the preview for the February issue? I love the simplicity of this dress:
And the similar jacket:
I’m going to buy it just for these two patterns, but maybe we’ll discover even more lovely patterns in the full preview.
This reminds me of Marie’s Evil Nanny dress: