Sew Retro Perfect Bombshell Dress

with Gretchen Hirsch

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Knock 'em dead with a vintage pinup dress that's uniquely yours! Read More…

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  3. Ratings & Reviews
  4. Materials
  5. FAQs

What Materials are Included in This Class?

Includes complementary downloadable instructions, supply lists and exclusive patterns.

Supplies You Will Need to Complete This Class

  • BurdaStyle pattern (downloadable PDF) - Burda sizes 36-44, U.S. sizes 4-12 (bust 33" to 39 1/2" or 84 to 100 cm)
  • 3 yards Shantung or other dress fabrics with a little bit of body, like medium-weight cotton, linen or linen blends, wool gabardine or wool crepe. Avoid anything too slippery and drapey, like silk charmeuse.
  • Muslin – medium weight
  • Bodice underlining – muslin or silk organza
  • Lining – cotton shirting, like broadcloth, lawn or batiste
  • Batting – needle punch or cotton batting
  • Boning – spiral steel (Rigilene boning can also be used)
  • Metal tips and casing for boning
  • ¼" twill tape
  • Dress zipper (regular, not invisible)
  • 1 yard grosgrain ribbon or Petersham ribbon
  • 2 yards seam binding

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