Boucle purchased from Fine Fabrics and Design in Traverse City, MI 2003, pulled from stash
Pattern Vogue 8369
Underlined with ArmoWeft fusible interfacing, block fused prior to cutting.
Lined with silk charmeuse
Hem facings - 3" wigan
underlap in front and sleeve plackets backed with grosgrain
Trim, 2 layers of gimp from Jackmans Fabrics in St Louis plus beads
Buttons from The Right Fit, St Louis MO
Mirror photo, prior to stitching trim onto sleeve placket.
blog post on fitting the muslin
blog post on fitting the shell and choosing and constructing the trim
Entire Flickr Set here
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