My weekend has been spent sewing. A start has been made on 'the dress' - well on the calico mock up to check for fit. Measure, cut, stitch, try on and then get the HD3QBEM to pin and mark where adjustments need to be made. Whatever was I thinking of?? However,we managed and although calico #1 had to be unpicked and remade into calico #2 we hit the jackpot then and I have the sizing right now for the bodice. I plan on making up a calico for the skirt this week and then it should be onwards and upwards to the finish line. My "dowager hump" created problems in fitting the upper back and I have decided to place the zip in the side seam and eliminate the ups and downs from the rigidity of that in a centre back seam. Here's a shot - wrinkles and all.