Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Marfy 1659 Finally!

I am finally done with the shirt.

Even though I really don't like the picture, I posted the review anyway.

It look perfect with my Regan necklace, which I got more compliments on than the shirt! It really does look fabulous, I can't thank you enough.

Anyway, on to whats next.

I am off to trace more BWOF's. I am loving the skirts, esp. the bubble skirts, I could actually wear one here. I was thinking about this pattern in dark silk jersey from EOS:

Or would that look too aging cougar? I refuse to wear clothes that have "denial" written all over them.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

I had such high hopes for v8280

I don't hate it, I think that I can make it work.

I am just disapointed, I had really high hopes for this pattern.

The pattern photograph of the view I am working on is the one on the right, and 26 rave reviews on

Pattern Review can't be wrong, can they?

That centerfront dart helps, and making the shoulders more square helped too. I just can't figure out how to fix those shoulders! Once I get that worked out I will see how the sleeves look.
Do you think maybe lowering the arm hole will help?
It looks like the back neck fits OK, maybe I just need to make the 'flanges' wider by ....
I don't know, I am tired of thinking about it.
Any suggestions?

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