Pockets need to be added to every single thing, am I right?
The finishing on the sleeves had ripped, so I re-did that, but otherwise I didn't want to mess with the original construction or finishing.
|The inside of the hem|
|The finishing of the seams|
Too bad the print is so busy, because I love the shape of this dress and feel tempted to recreate it sometime. I don't know if I'll be wearing it despite the changes because the busy print really isn't my style. Still, it feels good to pay homage to the incredible skills of those who have now passed, and be grateful to the ladies (and men!) in my family who have passed on their knowledge and love for all things handmade. I know I'll be devastated if one day my own children won't know the difference between a knitting needle and a pair of scissors.
|Here I'm explaining to my sister ,who's behind the camera, how my cheeks look stupid from a certain angle. |
She didn't buy it.