I considered putting myself to bed with no supper and here is why…
I’m making a dress from the September Burda Magazine. This one to be precise.
Only I’ve graded it up 10in and made a full bust adjustment and it’s not chiffon but it is an equally shifty fabric which I don’t really have enough of.
And it’s been one of those projects where the first step is follow the burdastyle “instructions*” and step two is to use your quick-unpick to undo step one.
But I got there in the end… or atleast almost there. I’ve put the invisible zipper in but that bastard just won’t play ball. With a lot of callous creating effort I can just get it up when I’m not wearing it, however, I’m not dexterous enough to manouver it once I put it on.
Much swearing and scowling, ensued. I may have stamped my foot.
The problem lies at the waistband where at one point there is effectively 6 layers of fabric, gathers and interfacing to bend around.
I’m sending out a plea for help, has anyone found a miracle cure for this? Or will the dress simply fail at the final hurdle?
I’m going to sleep on it before it kills me.