Added Jan 3, 2010
Sydney Again., A...
I finally used this fabric after it sitting in my stash box for 4 years. I did use a teeny bit of it for a christening dress bodice. I had wanted to make a dress out of it but saw this pattern and thought it would be good to try.
I made the pattern 3 cm longer in the upper part of the bodice but wish I had made it about 10 cm longer. It sits too hight for my shape/taste.
So much fun to sew with it. lovely delicate fabric.
Sewing time was only about 4 – 5 hours.
It would definitely be too fiddly to do without an overlocker. Rolled hem was fun.
I used a little bit of white bemsilk to do the armhole and neck facing. It made it a little easier and gave more strangth than using the georgette.
I might see if I can sell it as I don’t want it sitting in my cupboard not to be worn.
I’m also going to make one for my mother’s birthday.
I now feel confident enougfh to sew with fine chiffon’s/organza etc.
Rose polyester georgette
Join Meg Healy in this 6 Week Course
Register today and get 20% off with a coupon code
Check out the top four finalists, and vote on your favorite dress
Check out these new 2015 patterns and cozy up to these wintery designs
Pattern of the Week
Get warm in a hurry in this easy to sew shrug jacket
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.