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Circle Skirt Math Fails | Betty Dress

I've had this pink lace for absolutely yonks. My Nan gave it to me (was a gift from someone else, I think) and it's just sat around doing nothing since then. It has been one of those fabrics which has just stumped me - it's pretty, but it's also crazily scratchy which makes me really not want to use it for clothes, and I really don't need any more cushions at this point.
So here's some photos of me using it as an overlay on this cute dress.

The purple's a broadcloth which I bought from Spotlight on the Boxing Day sale in 2015. Turns out, I love working with broadcloth and would recommend it to a beginner sewer. You can't see holes from pins and it irons easily.

The pattern is Sew Over It's Betty dress. The modification I wanted to make was to not have a full circle skirt, but a 3/4 instead; since I'd like to wear this dress to work, full skirts are a little too much for me, but I still like the retro style of a fuller skirt. Also because my fabric was only 112cm x 200cm, I didn't think I'd be able to get a full circle skirt out of it.
I'd drafted a 3/4 circle skirt using Miss Make's Tutorial, and did it wrong. It's a good tutorial, I am just terrible at maths. So I recruited my housemates for help. One created a spreadsheet for me to use, and I drafted another 3/4 and a 1/2 circle skirts for good measure. And got it wrong. My housemates were re-recruited, and I finally have a working pattern. Which I will use later. And maybe write a tutorial on. Would you be interested in that? Let me know below!

Catch you next time for a little bit of my stash that I'd "accidentally on purpose" left at my parent's place...


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