Added Sep 23, 2007
I am working on two anda versions and I’ve finished one – the more casual one. The formal version is still in the works. I placed a little peek-a-boo hole at the back and some pleats on the neckline to add volume at the top. I dropped the waistline elastics to the hips. The edges of the sleeves and hem are raw and finished with a twin needle embroidery. I messed up a bit on the neckline since I made it too wide to give way to the bias ribbon :( One last thing, I added in seam pockets (thanks Nayantara for the how-tos!
linen-cotton and stretch cotton for the ribbon
Dress up outerwear with deep shawl collars and sew up a lovely fitted dress with a flounced hemline.
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