Lily’s Basic Block- Draping To The Body

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So after draping a basic block on my dress form ( post 1 ) and having  failure of a fitting session on Lily ( post 2), I started over and draped a bodice directly to her body, which was actually quite quick to do. It turns out she is  a lot smaller than my dress […]

Draping a pleated gown bodice

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So… I’m off to Susan Khalje’s Couture sewing class for a week to learn all about constructing formal wear! I’m pretty excited to be able to sew for a week with other  clothing makers interested in hand sewing techniques. It’s a rare person in real life who makes clothes and I look forward to blabbing […]