DuBarry 5355 blouse progress pt 3

Alright, Im done. Well...I have to hem the sleeves which I shortened, but the major fit issues are done. Boy am I glad I revisited this. I have a habit of just letting stuff sit in my closet once I make it the first go round, and I made a resolution to not do that. So here is me not doing that. Also fixed the hem on the skirt, so this thing is ready to go.

The back, which I shortened a full 2" fits like a dream now. Also, the peplum was not the pain to adjust I believed it was going to be. Here is a pile of the mess of an alteration. As you can see, its not as easy to make out, bit I know where everything is!

I took in each side of the garment 2" beneath the arms, and about 1" in the front around the belt. I also finally added the snap fasteners and its ready for wear, well, once I hem the sleeves.

My next project Im thinking about making the skirt again.

I have some fabric from the mid 40s, 7 yards of the stuff, that I dont know what to do with. Im thinking about just the skirt.

Thoughts?
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