April 11th, 2007

sewing action

A little advice, please

So, the four five costume ideas are being pushed to the side while I make a much simpler dress.

It seems to be discontinued so here's a scan of the envelope

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My questions:

1) there's a tie at the back, sewn into the side seams. Is there any reason I can't use ribbon instead of fighting to turn a tube of self-fabric right side out?

2) A petticoat would likely do nice things with the fullness of this skirt, yes?