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Designing, but not the usual kind

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In the last two month I made a bodice block with my measurments.
My first sewn garment from it was a blouse. It fits beautifully and I may be in love with pefect tailored garments. Nothing is too tight or too loose or just a bit uncomftable, everything is just right!

(Sorry for the bad pic, but I made it 5min after finishing and it was late at night)

The second one is this dress in progress. I honestly need another pencil dress like I need another shawl, but then I look good in them and there are fun to make.
This one uses a dart manipulation inspired by the “Pattern Magic” books by Tomoko Nakamichi.
There will be quite a bit of hand sewing, but I don’t mind, that is one of these crafts I can do while watching one of my shows.
I bit undecided about the sleeves atm, debating if I want just normal, unadored sleeves with a hem, or go all out and make some with cuffs.
The second option would be fun, but may distraced from the the joke bit.



About Atalante

Knitter, sewer, spinner. Way to many comic books, yarn and Doctor Who DVDs at home to call it healthy but I love it.

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