Wednesday, February 27, 2013

McCall's 5618: making progress

McCall's 6518 in progress (front sewn together & pinned to my dress form)
So tonight I serged the midriff front band and front skirt, then sewed it together...here it is pinned on Izzy.  (New name for my dressform:  Isabella; nickname Izzy).

Next up: sewing the back.
Still to go:
  • cutting out lining.
  • serging lining.
  • sewing lining
  • sewing lining to dress
  • inserting zipper 
  • hem
  • gleeful photoshoot
 I have a crazy idea to start a new blog about cooking my way through Rocco DiSpirito's cookbooks...hmmmm...
Rocco DiSpirito's asparagus with pecorino romano
Monday night I made his asparagus with pecorino romano. Really loved it. YUM!
Be well!

7 comments:

  1. Your dress is looking fantastic. You did such a nice job on the narrow hemming of the ruffles. I love asparagus, so that dish looks very tasty!

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  2. This dress is really looking special. I'm looking forward to the gleeful pic.
    Your cooking always looks tasty.

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  3. The dress is coming along well; I can not wait to see the finish results.

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  4. Beautiful dress. The ruffles are so on trend. Can't wait to see the finished dress.

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  5. I still think that dress looks amazing!

    And the idea for a blog about cooking your way through Rocco's cookbook is a neat idea! I enjoy seeing what you make!

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  6. It's looking amazing. Can't wait to see it on you.

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  7. Looks so pretty! And even though I'm not a super ruffle lover for me, I could see myself wearing that dress.

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