Update on Holiday/vacation sewing

I cut out the Vogue blouse pattern. I had thought about sewing it up but decided I wanted to spend time cutting out patterns, so I cut out the McCall's skirt pattern. This skirt does not call for lining but because I am using wool crepe I wanted to line it.

I pulled out some silk panel pieces that I got from Fabric Mart as a bundle. I had enough to cut most of the lining from the panel. I used another solid color that matched the green fabric and the green in the silk panel for the lining of the two side back skirt pieces.

I then traced the Burda jacket pattern. Whew! that was a task. I still need to pin fit the pattern. I am unsure about the size I used so I traced the largest and the next smaller size so I can test fit both sizes. The larger size, Burda 44, was listed as a 14 for USA patterns. I hope this is the case. That was a lot of tracing for it not to work. If it is a match to size 14 I will have to do a FBA but that will be okay.

Once I fit the Burda pattern, I will cut out the sage green faux suede fabric. I then will start the actual sewing and plan to sew the Vogue blouse pattern first.

Comments

  1. I imagine you enjoyed having a day to cut and plan. Sometimes, our lives get so busy, there's no time left to do those things we love to do.

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  2. I'm not a big fan of cutting out or tracing - I like to get to the sewing part! So well done on getting ahead with these projects.

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  3. Envy your sewing vacation and look forward to your Vacation FOs.

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  4. It sounds like you had a really productive sewing weekend! I hope you will get a lot done this week. can't wait to see the results of all your work! The fabrics you describe just sound beautiful.

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  5. Wow! It's interesting that you took a day to trace, cut and pinfit. That would kill my sewing buzz so I do each pattern as I come to it. I am sure that you will have something completed soon because you have all of your pattern issues worked out now.

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