Added Sep 1, 2013
As a thank you for the tons of help my friend Meghan gave me towards my maths GCSE I wanted to make a dress with her, and this was the finished product! We managed to make a muslin of the bodice, and a fully lined dress from 10am-10pm with breaks for lunch and tea which was pretty good going, we thought. Meghan did 95% of the sewing (I did a bit of the hemming) and I instructed, which was good for me because I “consolidated my learning” by passing it onto another human being.
Read more here: http://ladysewalot.co.uk/index.php/a-dress-in-a-day/
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