Ah, it's good to be back in the old clothes again. All that blue was turning my breath minty fresh :)
I altered the scalloped blouse pattern from earlier in the week. Just cleaned up some lines and altered the back so that droop beneath the under arm would lessen.
I'm frankly surprised at how fast these come together.
It's really a day project, if that once the pieces are all cut out. On this one I used some wool crepe that I've had for at least 8 months. I was going to use it for another pattern, kind of as a test, because I don't think the color works too well with my skin tone, but I wanted to make this blouse again, and I don't think this blouse would work in a stiffer fabric. It drapes best with something drippy.
What I did differently was I hand basted the gathers. That spaces them out more and makes them softer. I'm really liking the progress on this one and I'll be done shortly.
On another note...
I thought this would be a good time to take stock of where I am with this blog. Don't worry, this isn't a find myself query. I'm curious to know if there is anything you, my awesome reader would like me to cover. Any projects you'd care for me to tackle? Any things you'd like me to research. I am thinking of doing a burn test/fiber evaluation post soon, but other than that, it's my projects as usual.