How could I need more fabric??? I just didn’t have any crepe backed satin and the dress demanded it. Stash shopping just didn’t work for this pattern. I’m still wondering how that could possibly be true.
I used a gift certificate and took advantage of the 30% off sale but 3 yeards of this stuff isn’t cheap! I bought the trim to define the empire line and hide the adjoining seam.
I had the burnout in the stash from a Ressy’s coop purchase. Both fabrics have been washed and pressed and I’m ready to begin drafting a new neckline.
I need to raise the neckline by a half inch or 2 cm. to cover the horrible foundation garment. I went to the best bra fitter in Nashville and came away with a few different styles by Goddess. I can return them is the tags are still on and after a 30 minute test wearing they just are too uncomfortable. I can say right now they are too uncomfortable!
But you must suffer for beauty, right? I usually reserve that roll for the very bad feets! Oh yeah, I might have tolerable shoes in the closet.
(Note to self: don’t put off making a long line bra any longer…you will now pay for your folly!)
I am going to add small black shoulder pads under the burn out and redraft the neckline to be higher on the neck and just roll around to the front.
My shock at the muslin was trying it on in harsh sun lighting streaming in from the side window and seeing all the wrinkles on my chest from being my age. Who ever says that the 50’s and 60’s are the new 30’s and 40’s just doesn’t know what the heck they are talking about!!!
Phooey, who’s neck was that anyway? I’m so tempted to use lots of black gorgette in this design on the neck and arms :O.
Time to hit the drafting/cutting table.