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Finished the dress

There wasn’t much left. I added the zipper, hook and eye, and hemmed it. I like how the dress turned out exept for the zipper sticks a bit mostly at the top and bottom of the midriff. If I use … Continue reading

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Sewing the bodice

I actually refered to the directions! I wanted to make sure the many bodice pieces were sewn together correctly. Then I sewed the two bodices together. And then I sewed both sides of the strap together. Now that what I … Continue reading

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Finished cutting my dress out

I already had the main part and the lining for the bust cut out of the border print. I still needed fabric for the midriff, skirt and midriff linings. I didn’t lengthen the skirt lining as much as I did … Continue reading

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My dress

I decided to go with a one shoulder. I pinned it. And of course cut it out. I added the length by simply cutting it longer than the pattern, I lined it up at the top of the black. This … Continue reading

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Pink or black?

Yesterday I posted the border print fabric I purchased on eBay. I plan on using McCall’s 5850 a create it pattern. http://mccallpattern.mccall.com/m5850-products-10062.php?page_id=109 I plan on using the one shoulder bodice,¬†shirred midriff, gathered skirt and lengthening if by a few inches. … Continue reading

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