Date: 12/4/13 12:41 PM
I'm going nuts, because I've done this before, but I can't remember what I did! The original blouse opens in the back, but I made it (arrgh!) over 20 years ago! And I can't inspect my first one because it's somewhere at my mom's with all the other things I've sewn that no longer fit me!
I cut the back yoke piece as it's shown, two pieces, but cut the back piece as one whole piece, put in a placket, and put in the top 3 or 4 buttons because I don't have a maid, and now I can't remember anything about the blouse!
Here's my question: Looking at the RIGHT (fabric) side at the back of the finished blouse, which side laps OVER the other and has the buttonholes? Piece B shows fastening points for hooks-and-eyes, snaps, or buttons--but it doesn't say which side goes over the other for any of them!
And this is making me feel awfully stupid. I know I'm NOT stupid, I'm just missing some obvious instructions, either in the cryptic construction notes, or printed on the pattern pieces themselves. So, do I just flip a coin (hmm, what did I do with that 1802 penny I had in my shoe at my wedding?) (heads left, tails right?), or is there some kind of logic to the way women's clothing has been or is being made?
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"...ooh, look, overprinted metallic inks! How many colorways does this come in?"
"...so many (male) (Human) Starfleet officers, so little time..."
Serit, feeling illogically emotional right now