Saturday, January 30, 2010

Sneak Peek

Today has worked out to be a serious sewing day!!  I feel like I am catching up a little after my week "off".  Anyway, here is a little peep at the bodice as it stands.
Wouldn't this pattern make an adorable jacket!  I totally love it!

Obviously I still have quite a bit to do, but I am excited to say that the lining went in without a hitch!  I really appreciate all of the feedback about the bow.  I think y'all are right and the bow really is an integral part of the design, so I'm putting it on.  As Mary Nanna said - I'll wear it on my "bow days"!

So, now I just have to work the buttonholes and put all the pieces together!  Home stretch!

5 comments:

  1. It's adorable, Katie! and yes, it would make a smashing jacket!

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  2. That absolutely WOULD make a cute jacket. I would bring each front into a point, like a vest and go for it!

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  3. My favorite part is your happy smile in the photo! It is lovely and obviously you are please with how it is turning out. Looks great!

    In happy news here I put on my first pair of jeans (post baby) and thought . . . "Someday I would like to sew a pair of jeans like Katie." Thanks for the inspiration.

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  4. This is coming together beautifully!!! I really love the fabric. If you can get more it would make a great jacket. I'm glad you decided to go with the bow.

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  5. You have done a lot of work, even while under the weather! Yes, this would make a cute jacket. If you get tired of the bow and skirt, you can take it apart and rework the top into a jacket!
    Don't you just love Mary Nanna's blog? She cracks me up everytime I go there.

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