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First I made another set of Truly Victorian combinations. I love my other set and it fits great. But when I made this one, it mysteriously ended up WAY too tight across the bust.

Later I told my HB about it, and he suggested adding a strip of fabric along the CF. Yeah, I guess I could have done that, but what actually happened is I grabbed the scissors for an immediate solution. I cut the neckline down so the bust would not longer be an issue, then threaded a drawstring to pull in the neckline as needed. Now I have a low-neck version for evening dresses.

I will not be modeling them at this time.

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I have no idea if this will actually work or if it will stick out or slip down. If it doesn't work I guess I can cut the top off and make it into drawers.

Okay, so then I used Liz Clark's drawers directions to make these.

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The directions were good but I don't know if I made my crotch length correctly. And my waistband ended up a little snug, I think. I guess the proof will be in the wearing.

I had intended to leave them totally plain but ended up doing a few tucks and a little lace.

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Date: 2016-10-27 04:10 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mala-14.livejournal.com
Your drawers are so pretty! (Man that is a weird sentence...)

Date: 2016-10-27 06:56 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] madamekat.livejournal.com
Your solution for the bust is great, and now you have a great set for evening wear!

The drawers look so pretty!

Date: 2016-10-27 07:33 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kaesha-nikovana.livejournal.com
I love your combinations! What a great way to mod it for evening wear, something I've been ridiculously stumped about. Let us know how it works out for you! Your drawers are just darling with the tucks and lace. :)

Date: 2016-10-27 11:06 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bauhausfrau.livejournal.com

Great solution! I hate it when my undies show because my shift is too high cut.

Date: 2016-10-28 11:12 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] starlightmasque.livejournal.com
What a great solution! They are beautiful!
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