Sunday, July 30, 2017

Halter Dress Sample

I found a simple halter dress pattern at
Janel Was Here .  She designed it for
the Model Muse body so I was comfortable
giving it a try.   I chose Taryn as my
model and made a sample of muslin.



















Although I did read Janel's instructions
I didn't really follow them to the letter
(which I never do).  I think it came out
very nice.




















There is a little side gap on the halter
here, but once I tugged the dress down
a bit it fit better.




















There is a little bunching at her tush
but that is seamstress error.




















It appears Taryn is a tad ticklish and
moved a bit when I was measuring where
to end the waistband......it ended up
being a little to snug.  It's an easy fix
and I need to make the halter straps just
a smidgen longer.

I love this dress!  I can't wait to make
some in different fabrics.  It will look
nice with a fuller skirt and in a variety
of lengths, too!





5 comments:

  1. I love this doll. She's one of my favorites because she brings class to everything she wears! I think you did a great job on that little halter neck dress. Looking forward to seeing more!

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  2. Thanks April. It's a simple dress but versatile. I'm really happy with it. Yes, Taryn even makes a sample muslin look fantastic!

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  3. You did a good job. Even if you see things you can do better, you'll adjust next time. I always do a 'throw away' test. But this dress doesn't look like that. It's ready to wear.

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    1. Thanks, Jaye. It did come out nice, hopefully it will just as nice in the "good" fabric I picked out!

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