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Skirting the Issue – Take 2!

Posted by admin | Filed under Christening Dress, Sewing Savvy | Jul 13, 2007 | Comments Off

I’d forgotten about a characteristic of cotton batiste that I really love: it just plain looks better after it softens from being ironed. Weird huh?
The slight texture of the fabric and sense of ‘age’ seems to come though after that just-pressed look is gone. It’s a rather delicate fabric to sew with, but the results ...Read more.

Skirting the Issue

Posted by admin | Filed under Christening Dress, Sewing Savvy | Jul 7, 2007 | Comments Off

Well I am – literally! I’m really happy with the embellishment treatment on the skirt… nothing like sweating out the details.

I ended up with three groups of three-vertical embroidery designs running down the front of the skirt. Repeated the pattern used on the bodice and added a complimentary version that was just a tad ...Read more.

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