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Slowly but Surely

November 3, 2012

The turquoise peplum top with matching skirt is coming along quite nicely. Next up is the lining. Because the Riviera print wasn’t as wide as I’d expected, I ended up only cutting out the front lining pieces from it; the back lining pieces were cut from a plain ivory crepe de chine. Had I thought about it a bit more, I could have cut the front off of center, which would have saved just enough of the print for one of the back pieces. But, I woke up with that idea the morning after I cut. Oh well. I did learn that one of my friends is making a scarf from that very same print, so at least someone I know will have the full Riviera!

Anyway, here’s to the start of a happy weekend of sewing. I hope your weekends are all starting off lovely as well!

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  1. November 3, 2012 10:31 am

    OOH- that picture is so intriguing!

    • November 3, 2012 11:38 am

      Thank you, darling! I hope to have the whole outfit to show off soon!

  2. November 3, 2012 11:30 am

    Absolutely beautiful. I love the color and the Riviera print for the lining is really fun.

    • November 3, 2012 11:39 am

      Thanks! My friend asked for a jade peplum dress, so I hope this color will work for her. I sure like it!

  3. November 3, 2012 12:06 pm

    Amy, my dress is looking gorgeous!! Yes, yes — I’m the blackmailing friend. I am so super excited to model this dress! The color is absolutely perfect. I am so lucky.

    • November 5, 2012 4:14 pm

      Lucky duck!

    • November 9, 2012 3:42 pm

      Glad you are excited! I’m nearing the finish line… Hopefully I’ll finish the peplum and skirt this weekend!

  4. November 4, 2012 6:35 am

    It’s looking gorgeous! Happy weekend sewing, Amy! I’ll be doing the same.

  5. November 5, 2012 4:14 pm

    Oh, WOW, this is really looking great! Can’t wait to see it!


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