The end is in sight

Yesterday I had a stomach/intestinal virus thing going on, that started Thursday night. I was unable to go to work. Staying close to the bathroom was an essential part of my day. Thus between reading and some TV watching, I spent sometime in the sewing room. Thus the progress you saw on the dress from yesterday.

This AM I am feeling much better, yet spending some leisurely morning time, making sure that I may be able to venture out later today. Thus more time spent in my sewing room. I decided to go with an exposed zipper for the back using the black zipper I purchased last weekend. I think the black exposed zipper gives a nice and needed touch of black for the back area.

The dress back does not have an upper yoke piece like the front yoke. I did not want to attempt to draft one. Thus the back was looking very red. The black exposed zipper seems to, IMHO, balance the front and back. I have attached the shoulder seams as well. I normally then baste the side seams for fitting purposes. I did cut out pieces for a lining and decided to sew the front, front sides and upper yoke of the lining next.

I now need to sew the lining back darts, sew the CB lining seam and sew the lining shoulder seams. I will then baste those side seams and use the lining as my fitting "muslin" if you will before sewing up the dress side seams. I also cut out the 3/4 length sleeves and those will be attached the dress before attaching the lining to the dress.

So a little more to go yet; but I am pleased with the progress and to state again this has been fabulous fabric to work with!

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  1. Nice to hear you are feeling much better today!

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  2. Glad to know you're feeling better. Funny how no matter how bad we feel, are thoughts all ways turn to home, home sewing that is. :)

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  3. Glad to hear you are feeling better...

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