This is a long overdue follow-up to my earlier post, “Learning to Pattern-make!” I didn’t mention it here, but the bar where we would go to watch the current season of Project Runway held a little competition for the season finale. The week before, they announced that there would be a “cocktail attire” competition. It was optional, of course, but this is what I made and my process:


the original sketch ^

img_0854the muslin pattern pinned to the charmeuse and sateen dress pieces ^ (fortunately, I decided to skip photographing the awkward process of making the muslin pattern pieces on myself…)


the final product ^  I won.