Butterick 8847 bolero progress

It was already cut out so I decided to overlock it while I had dark thread in the machine.

I was a bit concerned because even though I only sized this one up a couple of inches, I didnt do a mock up. So I pinned the shell together and tried it on. It fit real well, but I moved the darts over some.

The pocket may have to be smaller because of it, but Im cool with that.

I also deepened the front darts a bit for a tighter fit about the waist. I also pondered on a bit of embroidery but then I though that might interfere with the pockets.

The fabric is a nice navy wool, and the lining will be an ecru linen to stiffen out the shape of the bolero.

This may be finished by tomorrow. Yay!

1 comment:

  1. PLEASE make this a repro, I've never seen anything as awesome! Or sell it to me :P either way, I would love to have this pattern!

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