stitch stitch

projects — Danielle on June 19, 2007 at 7:29 pm

The grand plan was to take some snapshots while I was sewing, but once I get into the rhythm of making something, I always forget to take pictures. Here is one of my new eighth-inch hemming foot.


At first it was pretty rough but once I got the physical flow it is so easy to make the neatest, narrowest hem.

Here is the narrow hem on the sash.


Here is the work in progress hanging up. It is probably over 80% done.


On the left is the back view where you can see the outer layer, which will be a full 360 degrees when it is done with a handkerchief hem. The hem will have to be trimmed down when K comes down for the fitting this weekend.

On the right you can see what the inside lining looks like. It is a simple dress with a bodice. The bodice is interlined with a tightly woven cotton so the dress provides a certain amount of support.


The invisible zipper.


A peek inside.


So far so good… I will breathe a bit easier if the fitting goes well.  If there is a problem, I will have only one week to make a fix. The big day is on the 30th.

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    1. it looks great, good luck this weekend.

      Comment by geekigirl — June 19 2007 @ 8:56 pm
    2. Wow.. it looks fabulous. I can’t wait until it’s done!

      Comment by Fabulously Broke — June 19 2007 @ 9:06 pm
    3. Ooo! Looks so good!

      Comment by Nadia Lewis — June 19 2007 @ 10:32 pm
    4. looks relaly pretty. I am excited to see how it looks when it’s done.

      Comment by Christy — June 20 2007 @ 8:56 am
    5. Thanks so much for letting us follow along at home Danielle. It looks terrific.

      Comment by Wendy — June 21 2007 @ 4:13 pm
    6. Well thanks everyone for the enthusiasm for these posts! I too am looking forward to the denouement…

      Comment by Danielle — June 21 2007 @ 7:54 pm
    7. interesting to see the dress coming along!

      Comment by threadsandbuttons — June 21 2007 @ 10:55 pm
    8. heyy amazing ideas!!!!m into shoes wish i could use these into them too!!!

      Comment by swati mehrotra — July 19 2007 @ 10:25 am

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