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Sunday, 4 May 2014

Dressmaking- Part 3

I have now finished the top half of my dress completely by adding interfacing to the neckline area on the back panels of the dress. 


After doing this I placed the back panel, right sides together, to the lining of my dress. I decided to use the same fabric as the outer material for the lining:



I have sewn where the pins are placed in the pictures above and clipped the curves:


After doing this I turned the panels the right side out and pressed the seams to give a neat finish:


I lined the notches on the back panel sleeves to the notches on the front panel sleeves. Next, I pinned the linings and the material pieces together separately and have sewn them, making sure to press the sleeves after. 



I have then sewn the side panels on the front of my bodice to the side panels on the back of my dress:



This is the completed design of the top half of my dress:


Working on the skirt next, I will let you know how I get on when it is done. 

Bye for now, 
Heather :) 






3 comments:

  1. Brilliant. Well done. Look forward to seeing the finished dress. xx

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  2. Well done Heather xx looks fab xx

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  3. This is really coming on now. Looking forward to seeing the finished dress. X

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