Tag: gaming purse

Aug 06


On my first official vacation day, I decided to do some work on my zone gown.  I really need to get a sleeve mock up patterned, but that is going to be a lot of work with little tangible evidence at the end of the day.  So, instead, I focused on making the silk petticoat. …

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Aug 04

Embroidery decisions.

Rather than start all over on the gaming purse, I decided to just work with what I had.  Since I had messed up the spacing of the side designs, I went ahead and just did all of them the same rather than alternating the pattern. I also settled on a design for the bottom that …

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Aug 02

Experiments and failures

We learn a lot from our mistakes. I started working on the gaming purse this afternoon. Successes: I managed to figure out that I needed to not only mark the back side of the fabric into pie pieces for the placement of the embroidery, but that I also needed to baste over those lines so …

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Jul 26

Disjointed Sewing Progress

I’m having a little trouble focusing on one sewing project at a time right now.  The good thing is that, for the most part, the projects are all for one particular costume–the zone gown. This past weekend, I got the bodice cut out and assembled.  I don’t want to do any of the finishing on …

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