Sim 1882 skirt; New Look 6067 bodice
InstructionsI adjusted the neckline of the bodice to be just a nice rounded neck without the slit; I adjusted the skirt waist and bodice waist to fit (since they were from different patterns). I did not use the instructions with the pattern. What was exciting about making this dress was that I used the techniques I learned in my sewing class in Italy. They taught me how to make a dress that actually is ...
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Type of item: Clothing
Lightweight wool fabric; invisible zipper; rayon lining; 2 commercial patterns
What was your inspiration?
Wanted a professional dress for my daughter
What are you most proud of?
I used techniques learned in a class in Italy and was able to totally ignore instructions with the patterns. These instructions are often difficult and make the garments look "homemade".
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Make a muslin complete with lining.