As a follow-on to Clone Your Clothes, I have some more lovely jersey fabric (Deborah B Dufour Jersey from Liberty) which can quickly run up following my new pattern.
First dart of the side bodice. This is going to have three tucks and then be sewed into the left side-seam.
Three tucks complete, although my bobbin came loose and the lowest tuck isn’t super neat:
Here is the pattern for the folds at the epaulettes (three little pleats): I slip stiched them in place before overlocking it into the seam.And we have once complete, lined bodice awaiting sleeves:
I left it at this stage for a fair while, namely a sleeveless bodice, but found a few evenings to pop the darts in the skirt then overlock everything together.
The final product (slightly need to adjust he neckline so less is showing!), with some soft focus to make it less of an eye-sore: