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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

More tracing


While I wait for my machine to return I'm continuing with tracing patterns. I finished the knit pants from Burda and Paco's lovely jacket pattern. Even though his pattern comes ready to cut I went ahead and traced the pieces that I think might need alterations. For example, the maximum hip size is 38 and I'm a 40. I also usually have to add length to the bodice so I added 1 inch to the bodice length. I wanted to preserve the pattern for another muslin if the first one is not perfect.


Next I'm working on Butterick 5523. I'm going up a size in the bodice since the pattern has no ease there. I'm using a ponte knit and I don't want this dress tight across my chest.

5 comments:

  1. I tried to get that Butterick and it was sold out this weekend in every single size!

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  2. Love that dress pattern. The belt detail on the back is wonderful.

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  3. I'm really keen to make this up next winter. (It's summer here)

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  4. That's a great pattern. I look forward to seeing your result.

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  5. ooh, that dress pattern looks awesome, i love the back tab!

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