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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 1043 (MISSES' DRESS AND BELT)

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Posted on:12/5/10 11:13 PM
Last Updated:12/5/10 11:31 PM
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SusanRosalie said... (12/20/10 0:21 AM) Reply
I had to hand sew the gussets as they were difficult to line up properly.
jendelush said... (12/6/10 8:35 AM) Reply
Thanks for the advice! I need to be more patient with the hand-sewing and I'm sure it will come out better. By the time I tried it by hand yesterday I had already spent a couple hours trying on the machine, but today I'll start fresh and maybe that will help. Thank you :)
Hilary said... (12/6/10 7:53 AM) Reply
I agree, hand~sewing is a pain but well worth it sometimes. And actually it's easier than trying to get the fabric & seams to behave while wrangling it underneath a presser foot! I had to recently do a lot of hand-basting on a hat I made and even though I didn't want to, it made the whole thing come out far better and was actually easier too. Good luck!
French.Seam said... (12/6/10 3:35 AM) Reply
Can you pin then handsew the gussets? I had to do that on my vintage dress
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