A long, long time ago I finished a satin polyester muslin of Gertie’s Wiggle Dress. It fit – huzzah! I cracked straight into a wool crepe version and powered on through. Until it came to the hand sewing of the hem, zipper and sleeves. That all sat to the side for a good couple of months.
Anyhoo, it’s finished now, so I thought I’d share some pics with y’all.
Now I got a little editing happy with the photos, please excuse the frivolity! The man in my life told me I looked like an air hostess from the 50s, so I thought I’d run with it hahaha.
I find that taking pictures for the blog give a 30 year old lady an excuse to play dress ups – and what’s wrong with that ey?!
The lovely brooch I won in a giveaway from the delightful JuliaBobbin, shoes are from Wittner and pilfered from a friend just for these photos and I used the satin bias binding kindly sent to me from Alacraft to bind all the hems (skirt and sleeves). The binding was easy to sew and added a nice finishing touch compared to overlocking I think.
Now I gotta run so I can insert my zip into Anna and finish up the Sewalong!
PS – Anyone else doing the Anna sewalong? I’ve been trying to comment on the blog posts but no joy…