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Completed: The Striped Dress

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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!

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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.

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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?

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Until next time!

 

 

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