Grrrrrrr ………. I Hate Sewing !!!!

Well this afternoon I do anyway.

Have you ever had one of those days when you just can’t get it right but rather than stop, plough on and really screw it up?

That’s me today.  Completed DD2’s Bestie’s one hour kimono and am very happy with it.image image

Next was to be my Bestie’s but something told me to do mine first …… Jolly good job too!

Both are to be made from a chiffon/georgette. Diving in head first, all was going well but then CRASH. …. BANG ……. WALLOP!  The neckline.  Yuk, it is heinous .  The picture doesn’t show how truly ugly it is BUT at least this faux pas is on my kimono.

 

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I usually prepare very well but think I had become a little nonchalant  with all the practice I’ve had and didn’t stop to think about the life of chiffon.  It simply doesn’t lend itself to the cheat method and had I bothered to think on it I would have known that ….. Silly billy!

So I will have to unpick the neckline and make a good old-fashioned facing to ensure a beautiful finish and of course one I can live with.

The positive I guess is I have learnt one new way you can’t sew chiffon…… Quickly 🙂

Note to self:

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail.

Bank Holiday Monday will be spent rectifying Sunday’s screw up.

Happy weekend my lovelies x

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. CurlsnSkirls
    Aug 24, 2014 @ 19:44:22

    Lovely One, please don’t feel badly. Your georgette information is VERY helpful for planning out my chocolate silk. ( It’s rather like your georgette.) Now I know I’ll need to do proper facings. So your comments have been EXTREMELY timely, and I am soooo grateful to know such a very talented and giving person. Plus your humour cracks me up! 🙂 xx

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  2. oursewingpatch
    Aug 24, 2014 @ 21:00:44

    Glad its helpful to you lovely 🙂 DD1 just landed in Toronto for her last few days then I get to see her again. HOORAH! Xxxx

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  3. Geraldine
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 03:25:49

    We all know that title is NOT true!!! 😉

    These are so pretty but that type of fabric can be challenging.

    I was sewing most of the day yesterday, what fun. Made TWO skirts!!! Ok, so they are simple ones but still, gotta love productivity. LOL

    Happy Week, G

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  4. oursewingpatch
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 06:52:50

    I’m with you on the productivity front 🙂 every now and again its about quantity !!!! Go G x

    Reply

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