Emergency evening dress – day 4

Well that wasn’t too bad!

 

V2962 almost complete
V2962 almost complete

 

I’d been dreading trying to gather the skirt for this dress but thanks to a combination of the instructions (they have you gather each of the four skirt panels separately) and Winnie’s dental floss trick that I mentioned yesterday, the skirt went in really easily.  So much so that I’ve even tacked the zip in to check the fit.

V2962 with the zip tacked in
V2962 with the zip tacked in

I’ll need to be more careful when I sew the zip in tomorrow.

Today’s work also involved some of this:

Old fashioned starch
Old fashioned starch

 

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