French seams? Mais oui!

9 Jun

Of course all the organza under layers of the gowns can be serged, but since this one will have an organza top layer, we must go with technique classique and do some proper French seams.  The important question now is which machine is the correct vintage for sewing them?

This is an early 60’s inspired gown, so perhaps the Genie is the right way to go:

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But the genie is really more of a late 1960’s – early 70’s vibe, so it is entirely possible and plausible that this gown would be sewn on a Featherweight:

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Add to the mix that Shelby the Feather has a single hole needle plate, winds bobbins like a dream and is quiet enough to satisfy my early Sunday morning brain and we have a clear winner!

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