Today’s workdesk pic requires a little bit of background info. As I mentioned in previous posts, I’ve lost quite a bit of weight in the past year. So a couple weekends ago I spent a Saturday morning trying on just about every stitch of clothing that I own. (It was a lot more fun than I thought it would be!)
- Three large trash bags of stuff that was too big. Donated.
- Two garments that I spent quite a bit of time making but are too big to keep. I hope to sell these.
- One pile of garments that I like enough to take the time to alter.
- And, of course, a much neater and easier to access closet!
What you see on today’s workdesk is a lavender jacket from the pile that’s always been a favorite. It’s made out of stretch moleskin, seems to be indestructible and looks good with just about anything. Now it’s way too big to look good, but I hate to get rid of it.
My plan is take the finished measurements of this jacket, compare them with the finished measurements of a jacket that fits well, take the jacket apart, make a pattern from the taken apart pieces and then grade down the pattern to match the measurements that fit. Make sense?
I’ve done the measuring bit, the next step is to take seam ripper in hand and start deconstructing.
Yikes, I’m scared. I’ll let you know how it goes.
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