Truffle muslin is finished, finally!

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It's hard to see the drape on the front, but it's there!

Last night I finished my muslin for the Truffle dress. It took me a while, but I can't complain because I learned a lot. It was my first time sewing in a lining (I decided that linings are pretty awesome), my first time using a stretchy, light fabric, and my first time sewing in a zipper the wrong way. I'm glad that I messed up the zipper on my muslin because now I won't do it on my nice fabrics!

The top is a little big, so I may need to do a SBA, but other than that everything fits great. Hopefully I will have my final version done by next week. It all depends on how much work the animals will "let" me do this weekend...

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  1. yay :) looks like a very wearable muslin. Will it see the light of day?

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  2. I love that fabric-- it's so sixties and cool!

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  3. Congrats! It looks great and so many 'firsts'!! I'll have to do this pattern because I've never sewn a lining on a dress!

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    1. It's such a straight forward pattern and knowing how quick you are, you'll have it done in a weekend.

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  4. Ooh fancy. Can you see the ruffle very well in real life? Or does the fabric make it blend in? Interesting, makes you think about fabric choices huh?

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  5. My top ended up being too big right at the arm pits, but seemed to fit pretty well in the bust. Weird, I'm not even sure how that's possible! So I just took in the side seams a bit at the last step and it turned out fine :) Don't trouble yourself with the SBA if you don't have to!

    Can't wait to see your finished dress :)

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  6. Oh I've been so bad! I'm behind on everything and I was afraid to read your blog because I knew you'd be almost done and I've barely started! LOL SHAME ON ME! :) Your muslin looks so pretty though, and even though I know I probably won't finish mine in time, I'm gonna do my best! :)

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  7. Absolutely gorgeous dress in a cool fabric!

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