Similarly, the configuration of the princess seam at the back is the only thing I need from the fishtail skirt pattern. Add to Wishlist. The center of the flower is finished with blanket stitches and satin stitches.
I bend back the cup area and trim the excess of iron-on fabric up to the notches underneath the bust. A paper-thin interfacing would do. Finishing the Front of the Dress. You could also make a longer train but this fabric is not wide enough.
Skirt Patterns. Pressing the Lining Quilted with Bones. If the fabric of your choice is thin you will have to interface the back when doing embroidery.
Cutting the Lace. Tutorial 24. Join the side seams. Make sleeve pattern following the drafting tutorial here. Tutorial 13.
I prepare batiste for the face and for the lining simultaneously by folding it twice. Hand stitch the piping edges to the bodice with whip stitches. Step 6 Finish the back neckline. Mine is always as you can see in the picture below. Step 8 Sew the side seams together.
I fold the skirt patterns along the hip line.