Deer and Doe – 5 plaintains

This is a quick post to tell you about the three Plaintains I made just before coming away. 

They took about 3 hours from cutting out to finishing, I did most of the work on my overlocker which speeds up construction immensely.

The first two were fabric from Olympia the third from eBay.

As I promised here are another two

The top fabric is from Primark, I bought two of the largest size T-Shirts and cut them up, the design isn’t printed on grain, so I had to make the decision of did I want it on grain or the lines straight, I went for the lines, It doesn’t hang quite right but that is better than looking at it with wonky lines 🙂 Bottom fabric is from eBay.

I overlocked the shoulders, inserted the neckband as per the instructions, I might go back to doing it the other way. Inserted the sleeves, pins are my friends for this on the overlocker as there is a very good chance of holes if the fabic isn’t totally level. Then up the sideseams and under arms. Over to the sewing machine for the twin needle hems and one row of stitching to hold the neck band in place.

Back soon….

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Posted on 22/04/2017, in Deer and Doe, dress making, stretch fabric and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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