This is my first ever major sewing disaster:
I managed to catch the centre front panel of my Pendrell when serging the seam allowances yesterday. I was being so careful too as I was worried I was going to do this. With good reason it now turns out.
I hoped that I had missed the fabric with the knife and had just caught it with the needles. I hoped that a bit of unpicking and a lot of ironing and I could salvage the top. No chance.
As you can see, it’s right over the fullest point of my chest. I am so mad at myself and so disappointed. I had to try and be a big girl and not cry. There were tears in my eyes though as I drafted this; cue the violins!
This was coming together so beautifully. The seam ruffles were laying perfectly, despite not being cut on the bias. And I love this fabric. It was a cheapish eBay find; it’s synthetic but I just loved the colour and the print. I was really looking forward to wearing this top. It’s now got nowhere to go but the bin.
Please tell me I’m not the only person who has wrecked a garment that they were beginning to love?!