So! After months and months of putting off cutting into that gorgeous reproduction fabric out of fear and laziness and busyness and school....
I have commenced work on my yellow Regency gown! :-D
The Christmas Regency Ball is just a month away, and as finals is the week before the ball, I thought it best to get it done while I have a lull in exams and homework.
Today I undertook the scariest part of sewing.... cutting out all the pieces.
So glad that's over with! :-)
Tomorrow I plan to begin work on the actual sewing. Because it is reproduction fabric and I want this to be as authentic as possible, I think I might try something new and hand-sew all the visible seams. I will also be sewing on blue piping to the neckline and sleevebands. I'm so excited! If it turns out as planned, it's going to be so pretty! :-)
And, after I finish the dress, if I have time, I am going to make a new petticoat and possibly a new corset. :-)