I'm happy with how it's looking
The sleeves are also going to be gathered, and I created the pattern for them by cutting up a regular sleeve like so:
Why do one project when you can inefficiently work on two, you ask?
I've had the antique lace stuck in my head and so sketched a top that would show it off under the bust.
|the 70's pattern envelope|
The good news is that with a pattern I'm less likely to accidently turn a slim dress into a muu muu.
But it could still happen.