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Completed: The Striped Dress


It’s been a long time since I started talking about this dress, but life got in the way for a while, so I wasn’t able to work on personal projects. Today, however, I had some time to myself, so I powered through the last steps and got the dress put together!



The pattern matching wasn’t nearly as hard as I thought it would be. What ended up being tricky was drafting the back. I have no dressform, which meant I was doing a lot of twisting and turning in the mirror to try to get it to lay right. But the twisting and turning was causing it to behave oddly…it took forever, but I think it turned out okay.



Also, there is no zipper. Since the waist is cut on the bias, it stretches enough to just pull over my head. Isn’t that neat?


Until next time!