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I am a Homemaker and Freight Broker (with my husband) who has a love of needle crafts, sewing, crochet, cross-stitch. I learned to sew in 2007, really love using vintage patterns (1940's, 50's, 60's) & and seeing how I can modernize them with fabric choices and trims). I need 25 hours in a day to get to everything I want to do!

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Saturday sewing

Worked on the Advance dress' skirt today, played with the pleating in the front and decided on the pattern's way, but instructions were confusing. I have hand-basting on the top to do, before sewing it. The skirt lacks the side seams. I am being careful as I don't have a backup plan, little excess fabric. French seams on the skirt make it more authentic, in my opinion. I have to work on the girls' tomorrow. One bodice is about done for embroidery, another needs to be traced and done, then assembly can begin. I started something new, rather than drifting about the house during the baby's nap, I set the oven timer for one hour. I got the work on the skirt done during that hour, including playing with the pleats. I plan on another timer session after the kids go to bed. I also need to prewash the broadcloth for the girls' linings.

Don't forget the Daylight Savings time change so you are not late for anything tomorrow...

1 comment:

Barbara said...

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Barbara