I finished my skirt, well almost. I still need to sew on a hook and eye. Will get pix soon of that. Right now I am working on the vest. I knew this would not be "quick and easy" and here are the reasons why
- It's reversible
- there are LOTS of pockets
- princess seams
There were a lot of pattern pieces to this one, so in doing a FBA, I had to make adjustments on 2 front pieces and the facing. Actually, it is coming together more quickly than I expected and I am already finished with side one. Here are some of the inside details
This is a credit card pocket that will be hidden under the collar
These are inseam pockets that are in the princess seam on each front.
I have been really busy getting things ready for my trip. Last week I ordered all of the fabric. We will be making choir robes by their request. I ordered the fabric from www.trimfabric.com. I decided on a cotton/poly broadcloth because it will be lightweight, breathable, not wrinkle too badly and be washable. They're expecting us to make 20 robes in 10 days! We'll see how that works out, since there will only be 2 machines, and nobody has used these machines before, nor do they know how to sew! It will definitely be a challenge. Hopefully we can get a few done and they can do the rest on their own after I leave. I just don't think there is going to be that much time because I'm sure we won't be sewing from dawn until dusk!
I need to order all of the zippers today. I need separating zippers, but havn't decided whether to go with nylon, metal, or molded plastic. Any suggestions? I have never made a choir robe before and I've never used a separating zipper before.
Well, I guess I better get ready for work. I don't think I'll get any sewing time today since I have bible study tonight. Maybe tomorrow..