After being unable to work on the trench most of this week, I spent some time on it today. I was able to get the silk organza underlinings attached. Here you can see some pictures of the progress.
Both collar pieces now have three layers: lace, charmeuse and organza. Here’s the collar with the lace side up:
And here you can see the organza and the lace, sandwiching the charmeuse:
I applied the organza to the fronts as well. On the right side, I stitched it to both the charmeuse and the lace up to the CF, then I just stitched it to the charmeuse, leaving the lace free. I’ll tack the lace down once the lining is attached, so the scallops don’t get caught.
And to give you a sneak peek into what the finished product will look like, here are the fronts overlaid at the CF
Parting Shot: When Good Homebrews go Bad
DH went with some friends to one of those homebrewing places last winter and made some beer. I’m not a beer drinker, so I had no idea how it turned out. Until today. This morning, the boys were getting breakfast when something went “Bang!”. I came out, and we had been struck by an IEB (Inadvertent Exploding Beer). Here’s the carnage:
And here’s the culprit: