sunburst taking in

November 15th, 2010, 08:03 pm

I did start to adjust the Sunburst skirt. But I am not happy at how the pencil is showing through.

So I have enough left over to recut the skirt front panels and I can use bits of the current skirt fronts for the bodice.

I’m not going to use a crepe for some of the bodice panels like in the original but then I’m using pearls rather than faceted beads for the clouds anyway (the original used cut beads the later copy uses pearls). I’m looking forward to working on this one too 🙂

The cutwork is daunting but I have a handle on it, this is one of the reasons I want to machine sew around the pattern- it’ll help stabilise the fabric. I have my hair canvas petticoat to neaten at the top and a cotton twill petticoat. And bustle to make. Oh and sew up my corset as well 😉

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