The last of the OWOP hacks. This dress is YET ANOTHER survivor from OWOP 01 and aptly demonstrates that when I re-started this sewing malarkey I had much less quality control. Exhibit ‘A’ m’lud:
In my defence this was more or less my first attempt at a zip of this length (22″?)
Not terrible enough for you? How about this! No idea how to deal with too much fabric at the back seam? Not a clue about attaching a lining to a zip? Perplexed by both lining and outer shell meeting at the shoulder? You are not alone, view my seams of shame:
Trust me, my friends, I have made good my mistakes. And added a square neckline. I was aiming for nautical… which it almost is in this shot:
However, when I took her to work I paired her with barely black tights and a cardie. Not so much nautical as nurse-like.
(Image used for discussion and for those of you who like to be reminded of obscure 70s British TV Series. Copied from this site)
Round-up post later in the week. In the meantime, many, many thanks to Jane for organising!