Today I started crackin' on the dress. Happy and eager from the get go, I realized that I needed something to stabilize the back shoulders of the dress, (that and the fact that I could not find the black thread that I bought)
so I ended up going to Joann fabrics.. I did return and stabilized the seams (the usual suspects). So, then it came time to sew the princess seams!!
At first it was a nightmare, I just could not figure out what was creating such a demon sized dilemma.
This was not something small like concentrated evil, this was Mothra sized!! I was lamenting and taking copious breaks. That's when I realized, it's not me. Could it be the pattern? Nah! What about my approach? No, I have sewn many a princess seam. Then it dawned on me. The sewing machine has- - are you ready?? TENSION problems!!
That was it! Eureka or words to that effect, I figured out the problem. Now the seams look marvy!!
Yes, I did change the tension quite a bit . Now the seams look so much better!! For today, I just want to finish all of the princess seams and stabilize the back shoulder seams..
Stay tuned for the next part...