Hello all, I have been steadily working away on the hand sewing portion of my Vogue 7975. This part of the construction process has well and truly surprised me. I thought that I would hate all the hand sewing as it has never been my strength. But I must tell you, I have come out the other side with a new respect for the process. The quiet, slow, methodical practise of trimming, folding pressing and sewing each seam by hand was something I thoroughly enjoyed and am rather sad that this piece is done.