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My plans to power through on the bodice didn't quite pan out. I made a mistake or two that involved redoing things and we all know how long that takes. Also, we lost power because of a storm yesterday, which slowed me down too. I ended up making some eyelets by candlelight. Ridiculous! Anyways, the bodice is pretty much finished. I tried it on this morning and it fits! All it needs now is a few boning channels put in on some of the seams/darts. The part where I'm getting waist wrinkles, though, is between the side-most dart and the side seam. I'm hoping a bone on either side will fix it.

I'm also now working on the Regency stays. The eyelets are much easier than on the Little Mermaid bodice because the fabric is way easier to stretch and doesn't close up while I'm overcasting the eyelet. But this is definitely going to be the first, last, and only pair of handsewn stays I make. I just can't handle all the handsewing. I need things to be done more quickly!

So tired today though. Went to a late showing of Terminator: Genisys last night. It was a very enjoyable action movie, but lacked the scariness of the first 2 Terminator movies. Still, fun and good times!

Date: 2015-07-05 09:25 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I think if you listen closely, you will hear the collective eye rolling of one million seamstress ghosts! Eyelets by candlelight! The horror!

Just kidding-- I think you;'re awesome for surging ahead despite the world trying to stop you! Go, Sabrina!

Date: 2015-07-06 05:31 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I totally felt in touch with my seamstress predecessors. lol

Thanks! Still going. I'm done all my eyelets for now. Done, I say!

Date: 2015-07-05 09:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Sewing by candlelight is hardcore. Go you!

Date: 2015-07-06 05:31 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Xtreme sewing! Not for the faint of heart! lol

Date: 2015-07-06 10:39 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
With you on handsewing regency stays. I did that once, and I think that is enough!

Date: 2015-07-06 03:38 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Yup! Machine-sewing all the way!

Date: 2015-07-08 01:04 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Eyelets by candle light? How authentic of you!

Date: 2015-07-08 03:57 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
My thoughts exactly!


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