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Pet en l’aire progress

Remember Madame Ornata’s gorgeous silk brocade pet en l’aire?  No?  Oh…that would be because I was a bad blogger and forgot to post about it for almost a year. Eeek. Sorry! To make up for that, I’ll give you a little update on the sewing progress, and in just a few days I’ll do a whole post with the finished pet and petticoat and the most gorgeous, drool-worthy stomacher ever. So, sewing updates! When I last posted, Madame O and I had draped the pet, using a lovely cotton voile for the draping so that it could then be used as the lining.  We’d also cut out the glorious silk brocade she picked. After the draping, Madame O decided that the voile lining was too white, so she tea-dyed it: It looks much better with the silk brocade too: Madame Ornata then disappeared with all her fabric, and a few days later she casually mentioned that she had ‘gotten a tiny bit of work done’, and would I check it? Yeah, tiny bit!  This is what …