Thursday, December 17, 2009

Slippery Slope: Part 3

I made this baby twice a) because I had enough fabric and b) because I LOVED the motif. I mean, it's not like you've never seen black lace and pink/cream fabric before, but it screams sexy-chic rich lady to me. And who doesn't like dressing with that in mind?? I did one longer version and one shorter. The shorter one, which I made second, was much better constructed because I'd come to terms with the (insanely difficult) fabric at that point.






Pros: The very high-end lace works perfectly and the fabric feels incredibly luxe. The colour scheme is most appealing.

Cons: The longer (first-made) slip suffered through a lot of construction-challenges because the tricot simply DID NOT want to accept the stitches. Oh, I worked with a ball point needle and I adjusted the tension numerous times. I practiced on scraps. I changed stitch length and width. I did all the right things. It wasn't till I went with a totally bizarre stitch (that prob shouldn't work on stretch fabric, but did) that the problem was resolved. I don't know that my machine - or maybe my skill level - was optimal with this fabric. Nonetheless, here they are!

And here's are a few more pretty, pastel gratuitous shots of slip porn!



13 comments:

  1. I am SO impressed. And a wee bit jealous. ;)

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  2. These are all very subtle hues that I adore! Great work . . .

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  3. Beautiful! Your giftees are very lucky!

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  4. I'd wear it without a skirt... SERIOUSLY..

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  5. Oh, they are all so pretty. Contratulations!

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  6. Monkey: Ha! Secretly, those shows scare me. I don't like to see anyone disqualified.

    Sal: Oh, you flatter me! Notice how I don't flip them inside out for your review :-)

    Miss C: Thank you! Next stop, Etsy :-)

    Janet: Merci.

    Wendy: I must have been on some weird pastel kick. Somehow, they all match...

    April: Why doesn't that surprise me :-) Thanks!

    Imogen: Thank you. I'm waiting for it to get a little easier :-)

    Mardel: Thanks so much!

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  7. they're beautiful!!! great job!

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  8. ~h: Thank you! They're cheerful at this time of year...

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  9. I looooooooove some good slip porn. Ah ha ha

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  10. Kristin: Why don't they have a channel for this? :-)

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