Added Oct 4, 2011
Leeds, United Ki...
As my fabric is totally different from what it was needed to be, I had to improvise.
First of all, it was see-through, so i had to use lining, which ended up being a good thing, as the dress does not just fall, it actually has some body to it.
Second of all, I did not follow the instructions (or did I? I didn’t read them in the first place), as I am thinking of making sewing more than just a hobby, I am taking all the opportunities to be creative.
Though the fabric I used is lighter than flannel (used in the original project), because of amount of it and because I used lining, it still pulls on the yoke. It’s not that bad, really, when it’s on, it’s hard to notice. anyway.
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