My project docket is rather full right now with a deadline for many of them by the end of the week, Lovely........ But isn't this how it always goes:
Two months before an event: "It would be nice to make a new _____ for this event, but I really don't think I should. I shouldn't be spending any more money right now, (or insert some reason)"
Two days before an event: "I really, really want to make this, so let's get it done in the forty-eight hours I have!"
Okay, I have more than forty-eight hours, and have been working for a few weeks on the prep for the silk dress, but man I am cutting it kind of close. I still haven't cut the silk yet!
The redish orangish floral in the background and in the first picture is a reproduction fabric I bought awhile back, and I decided to use it to make a dress using Hollywood 1059 before I make the silk dress. That way if I have any really strange problems that I didn't catch while making three other mock ups of the pattern I didn't waste expensive fabric. As soon as I know there aren't any problems, I will switch over to working on the silk and will finish this dress later. I hope to have two wearable dresses from the pattern one a daytime dress and the other an evening gown. You can read about this and a related project here and here.
So not only do I want the silk evening gown finished for an event Friday evening, my brother would like this shirt tailored before then too. It has been marked. I just need to do the work on it. The seams are constructed in a really complicated way which means this will take a little more doing than I originally thought......
My sister's skirt is still also awaiting a zipper. Fortunately, I do not need to finish that by Friday. I will have plenty to do with that silk! I can see some late night sewing in my future and day of scrambling.....
Oh, and I am hoping that even though life is still rather hectic and unknown for me right now, I will be back with a more regular post schedule. I obviously have plenty of projects to post about!
Sarah loves to sew, learn more about sewing, and create items with a vintage flair. Her arch enemy is clipping curves, and she has a tolerable relationship with the seam ripper.
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