There are many steps to making a garment, and it might be worth detailing them rather than waiting to post the final outcome. Initially there is a sketch, working out design ideas. Here is a sketch for the gingham blouse. Lace was going to be part of the design, but where to place it? Debated: the straps, above the bodice, at the hem and under the yoke. Ultimately the third version from the left was made.