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Lisbon in Stretch Lace

I finished Seamwork Magazine’s Lisbon slip pattern today. I was a little intimidated because I was inspired by the magazine to convert the pattern from a woven to a stretch lace I have been hoarding.

I ended up going down two sizes from my usual Colette Patterns size. Other than that, it went together quickly and with no major issues. I won’t lie, my serger made it very easy with this particular fabric. The hardest part was re-threading all black!

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The only thing I used my regular machine for was under-stitching the lace for it to lay correctly.Check out this pretty hem.

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The slip is cut on the bias and princess seamed so it is very flattering for a curvy girl. The stretch lace was a recent purchase from Fabric Mart that I bought a pile of because it was so luxurious. I have some mesh knits that this slip would look incredible in as well. Perhaps it would make a cute slip dress to layer over a tank top next summer.

And, drum roll, here it is…..

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I have some tap pants and the Almada Robe, also from Seamwork, cut out and ready to sew up in the same fabric. How gorgeous will this set be? For reals.

Lisbon is yet another great basic pattern from Seamwork. Definitely worth the subscription in my opinion for the patterns alone. This will be a nice under piece for my #handmademonth of wearing and filling out my wardrobe with me-mades and using the fabrics I already have. Indiesew’s blog post has inspired me to make February about me-mades and wearing them, as well as paring down my wardrobe to clothes that make me feel good. I hope you join us.

 

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