Get it? Get it? Oh, I’ll get me coat.
Just in case you thought I’d fallen off the face of the earth- I’m hanging on by my finger nails, but still here. And yesterday, I did the first fitting of this year’s wedding dress project. I will not be blogging about this until July, for the usual wedding secrecy reasons, but may mention progress from time to time.
If you recall, I’m aiming at a copy of this beauty
And I started with this pattern [which turned out VERY pricey, out of print, US seller AND got hit with customs. Ouch.
The neckline has been recut to get the required sweetheart shape, and the train lengthened, although not to the extent of the original. Fitting went very smoothly, so now I’m ready to cut the real fabric, and calculate how much tulle I need for the overlays. Lace/appliqué hunting has commenced in earnest, it’s a complicated business!
So, that’s in process, and I’m still staring at the ready-to-sew SWAP items, and the trousers I still haven’t fixed.