Another Muse Natalie. I love this pattern!

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I confess to being the sort of person who hates those “10 Things a Woman Must Have” type lists. Although I love looking at pictures of capsule wardrobes for a specific reason (winter business travel, summer beach, etc), the idea that all women, in their daily lives, have to have a certain set of clothes really annoys me. And especially when these typical lists are so soul-suckingly boring (LBD, white button down, striped T-shirt, blah blah blah).

So if I have to sew a D, it cannot be fully B, and, as it turned out, it’s not so very L either.

I increased the length of the centre front skirt so as to keep the hem straight, but made no other changes. The centre triangle is basted to a woven material (not interfaced) for stiffness. And I hand-sewed on a matching triangle on the WS to hide all the seams. I also had to hand stitch the neck binding on the reverse side after attaching it by machine. Any attempt to machine stitch the binding to the WS resulted in a horribly wavy neckline. Probably because my jersey fabric was so thin!

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Nothing more to say — I like it as much as my  first one, despite obligatory photobombing by the Creature!

And just for fun, here’s how much the Creature has grown in the five months since I sewed my first Muse Natalie:

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Oh dear, he looks quite tubby and stubby in this photo! It’s because his body is squished against mine, pressing it flatter and making it look larger.

And now, I sound like one of those dog parents! But he’s not tubby and stubby, I promise you! Here’s proof:

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L, Not-So-B, D

6 thoughts on “L, Not-So-B, D

    • 12 May 2016 at 6:19
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      Thanks 🙂 He’s a brat, but very sweet natured and affectionate!

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  • 12 May 2016 at 12:26
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    Ato mishti hoa not allowed.

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  • 15 May 2016 at 0:59
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    that pretty pup is totally stealing the show! Love your new dress, it looks wonderful on you. I also hate those lists that say every woman needs the same ten items- I hate white button shirts, I never wear them. And I own 3, because at various times I let myself be convinced that it was important to have a good one. I prefer drape!

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    • 17 May 2016 at 8:54
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      I know, right? As if a random magazine article write will magically know what suits everyone! The Creature says thank you for saying nice things, he’s quite used to getting all the attention! 😉

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