Well, it’s done! It done me in too! One month – a whole month – on a jacket for someone else!!!!
To recap, because I’d completely understand if you’ve lost the thread on this one: Vogue 8890 made in polyester suiting, fully tailored, lined and made for my newest customer – DH! The beginning – here, and the middle, here, which was almost like going back to the beginning and the end right here.
New sleeves cut and sewn; new shoulder pads made; man-size sleeves heads inserted, and
all the lining hand stitched back in place – and the end result was all worth it.
Once these beasts were tamed and in, the rest was relatively straightforward, just time consuming because I did it all by hand.
All together – the finished result looks like this….
You want to see this on a real person now though don’t you?
The grumpy face and scowl belie the joy and happiness inside!
And there’s a bonus! With the little bit of fabric left over I got a V1247.
With such a mammoth task now complete I’m going for quick and easy, simple and straightforward and most importantly –