Ready to cut

The Butterick dress pattern has been fitted and I'm ready to cut out the fabric today. I was so happy to get time to go into the sewing room last night. This allowed me the time to make the final tweaks. Updates later.

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  1. I am making th same pattern. Please tell me if the dart hit you correctly, was it high? If so how did you move it? Did you do the lining as directed?

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    1. I have not gotten to the front portion of the dress yet. I had to make a FBA and have concerns that I may need to adjust the side dart.

      I am not doing the lining as the instructions are written. Getting ready to post some photos of my progress thus far.

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    2. Just an update to your previous comment. The waist/vertical dart was too high. I reduced the ending of the dart by stopping about 1 3/8 inches below the orginal upper point of the dart. That seem to help with the side dart as well.

      I posted photo today of the separate lining which I will attach at the neckline.

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