This photo shows what I think I need to do i.e line up the front seam (shown by the ruler) so that I can easily continue the side seam. The straight of grain line will not be continuous but the piece will still be straight. This seams to me to lengthen the front bodice but not alter any other aspects.
Thank you @lightningmcstitch for your replies and the link. I think I’ve now done the back bodice but I’m still unsure about the front bodice.
I think I may not have explained myself very well. I’m attaching a photo which I hope will explain better than I’ve managed with words alone. If the straight of grain continues across the inserted piece…[Read more]
Thank you for your reply.
I’ve only just started, but unfortunately I’ve got a little stuck. I’m increasing the bodice length by 1 & 1/4″ along the lengthening line. I’ve never done this before & according to my sewing book & everything I read, I should keep the grainline straight through the separated pieces, but if I do this the seam lines are…[Read more]
I’m about to sew a dress & use a knit fabric for the very first time with the Belgravia dress pattern. I’m uncertain which size to choose. The body measurements put me as bust size 10, waist size 12 & hip size 6. With it being a knit fabric would I be OK to pick just one size – I’m thinking size 10 (by my bust size) or should I consider grading…[Read more]
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