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Pattern Reviews> Style> 2834 (Coordinates in 2-Way Stretch K)

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Posted on:10/4/10 8:50 PM
Last Updated:10/4/10 8:57 PM


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Judy Kski said...
Cute outfit! As far as the elastic goes, there is special elastic used for stitching more than one row of stitching: sports elastic. It has four built-in channels and can be purchased in 1 1/4" and 1 1/2" widths. As you mentioned, old elastic may be the culprit. Also consider your stitch length; if your stitches were too close together, this will cause the elastic to "stretch out" and result in a much bigger waist than you'd intended.
10/4/10 10:34 PM
marec said...
You make gorgeous clothes, and wear them well too :-)
10/5/10 1:29 AM
Lori V said...
Very pretty outfit.
10/5/10 7:01 AM
pterion said...
The outfit is lovely! Good advice on the elastic above from Judy Kski. As far as the ease, I think this type of skirt (a tube skirt, I think it's called??) is supposed to be form-fitting. As far as I can see, it looks great on you.
10/5/10 9:39 AM
AnitaJJ said...
Thanks for the nice comments, and thanks Judy and pterion for the tips about elastic ... I'm going to cut off what I have and try again. And an update. I sewed the sideseams a little narrower and tried to go as straight as possible to get rid of the bumps, and voila, it worked. Evidentally the pattern was more curvy than I am.
10/6/10 4:12 PM
 
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