because this isn’t the first time I’ve been frustrated like this…
MUST TRY ON THINGS EVEN WHEN WORKING WITH A PATTERN YOU’VE USED AND MODIFIED BEFORE. Especially if that pattern has been back in the envelope for a while.
I had *everything* done on my dress except the zip, I put it on…. and the bodice is a good 2″ too short. And the whole thing is a little snug too.
It’s exactly the same. Same weight fabric.
So, um. Fortunately I have enough fabric to recut the bodice, and I can re-sew the seams on the skirt to give myself more room (there are a lot of them). But ARGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH that’s a lot of hours wasted.
FWIW – I’m loving the color and trim and how it all goes together and looks on me, so it will be worth the work, but it’s irritating.