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More progress on my WWII dresses.

I added pockets to my ric rac dress. Its pretty much complete, I just have to hem the skirt and give it a good pressing. I should have finished images up on NVL by tomorrow.

Here is the process I did for adding the ric rac.

I cut out and overlocked the pieces. I made a facing for the pocket (because I face EVERYTHING).

I sandwiched the ric rac between the two pieces, edging it up to the overlocked top which equaled my 1/2" seam allowance.

I then sewed it and ta-da! Ric racie goodness.

Ive also cut out and began putting together my brown seersucker dress.

It can be finished by tomorrow. These dresses are so quick to make.

Plus I cut out my last WWII dress using the same vintage flower cotton I used on my dustbowl dress. I love the colors together. Its gonna come out super swell!
Yay Sewing!

4 comments:

  1. These details look wonderful. Can't wait to see the finished dresses!

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  2. I just love to see your work. You do an amazing job, and the fabric combinations not only look good, but look authentic as well.

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  3. I love the ric rac details too. Your dress is coming along so well. I love it all ready!

    :-)

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  4. Love the way you've used the stripes, love the ric rac and love the buttons. Can't wait to see the finished dress.

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