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Pink Ponte dress M7714

Silver Rose

Pink Ponte dress M7714
« on: August 18, 2019, 08:11:35 AM »
I've made a start with this dress, I cut it out on Friday and lengthened the sleeves as I prefer long sleeves in the winter. Yesterday I did the tailor tacks and pinned the bodice parts ready to sew but I haven't the right shade of pink in my box of threads so when I go to town tomorrow for an eye test I'll get it from Franklins.
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Lisalou1965

Re: Pink Ponte dress M7714
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2019, 14:53:12 PM »
Sounds promising! Look forward to the pics xx
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So Chic

Re: Pink Ponte dress M7714
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2019, 16:05:38 PM »
@Silver Rose
I don't bother too much to matching thread on seams that don't show, I just find something in my stash that tones in with the fabric and only match on stitching that shows.  If it's good enough for Sandra Betzina it's good enough for me.
So Chic
Bernina Artista 630, Bernina 800DL, Janome Cover Pro 1000CP with  elderly Singer Touch & Sew 720G and Pfaff Overlocker 788 hiding in loft

Silver Rose

Re: Pink Ponte dress M7714
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2019, 07:17:28 AM »
I have done a bit over the last couple of days, the front and back are done and ready to be sewn together at the shoulders and the sleeve seams are ready to be sewn. If the weather is too hot I won't do much more this weekend.
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Silver Rose

Re: Pink Ponte dress M7714
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2019, 16:06:05 PM »
Did a bit more today, I've got to top stitch around the neck. I've tacked the side seams ready to try on for fit and then put the sleeves in when I'm happy with it.
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Silver Rose

Re: Pink Ponte dress M7714
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2019, 08:16:17 AM »
I've just tried the dress on with the side seams tacked and it fits OK so I hope to do a bit more later today. It is a simple pattern and style but I like it and will make it again.
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Silver Rose

Re: Pink Ponte dress M7714
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2019, 14:20:25 PM »
Checked for fit again today and sewed the side seams, the sleeves are ready to go in and then just the hem to finish. As it is so plain I'll look for a suitable trim for neck and sleeve edges. No more sewing today, I am a bit achy despite having a lovely gentle swim this morning, not fit enough for the gym although I did some gentle stretches before I went out this morning. Time for a rest and an ice pack on the hip.
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Tiggy

Re: Pink Ponte dress M7714
« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2019, 14:30:14 PM »
That is going to look lovely :loveit:
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Silver Rose

Re: Pink Ponte dress M7714
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2019, 12:26:03 PM »
Finished the hem yesterday and have now pressed it and put it in the wardrobe until the weather is cool enough to wear it.

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