rachagainstthesewingmachine

a blog about my adventures in dressmaking, crochet, knitting and anything else i try to make.

sureau dress mark 2

hi everyone,

i’m back today talking about my second version of the deer and doe sureau dress.

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i made my first one over a year ago now, and it’s still one of my favourite dresses.

i made this one with some fabric i got from the rag market, and i really love it. i love burgandy, mmmm.

the dress was easy enough to make up. i made some fitting adjustments to this one, but they haven’t paid off! 

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the bodice has really stretched out but i have absolutely no idea how. i’ve just put it in for wash and i’m hoping it will help fix it. 

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if not i’ll have to take it apart and take it in at the top. it’s just around the neck line that it’s does fit, which is a real shame because it fits really nicely everywhere else, it’s probably my best fitting garmet to date!

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i haven’t got a lot more to say about it because the fitting issues have made me sad! maybe i’ll like it more after a wash.

fingers crossed!

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